Insomniacs are more likely to have diets abundant in refined carbs which disrupt hormones that control sleep.
One in three low- and middle-income countries affected as junk food and sugary drinks reach every corner of globe.
The adolescent brain is vulnerable to diet-induced changes, but these changes may endure through life.
Short-term increases in sugar consumption could increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease and have a significant impact on our health: study.
A third of the world's nearly 700 million children under five years old are undernourished or overweight and face lifelong health problems as a consequence, according to a grim UN assessment of childhood nutrition.
Snacking should be banned on public transport and extra taxes placed on unhealthy foods to tackle child obesity, England's outgoing chief medical officer says.
Study reveals why we crave more calorie-dense junk foods after a sleepless night.
Researchers find that a better diet is associated with reduced side effects of sleep deprivation.
Initial results from countries that have introduced a sugary snack tax suggests they have the potential to reduce consumption of sugar and so may help to reduce obesity, diabetes and dental decay in the future.
There is a link between junk food consumption and loss of spatial memory, according to this animal-based study.
New study finds that sodium and potassium levels - reflections of a person's typical diet - may be predictors of future depression in teens.
People with avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) will eat only a very limited range of foods and may have significant phobias. It’s a long way from simply being a picky eater.
A poor diet caused a young patient's blindness, according to a case report published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Sad case of 19 year old 'fussy eater' highlights hidden dangers of poor nutrition.
The oxidative stress associated with Alzheimer's disease can be reduced by physical activity and a hefty dose of antioxidants in the diet.
"People are eating away at their brain with a really bad fast-food diet and little-to-no exercise," says Professor Cherbuin from the ANU Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing.
On the subject of poor diet and its outcomes, obesity and physical health tend to steal the headlines. However, diet-related cognitive decline and poor memory are every bit as insidious.
Eating more calories when stressed may result in gaining more weight than eating the same amount under less stress.
Unconscious over-consumption of ultra-processed foods is often attributed to snacking. But in this study, most of the excess calories were consumed during breakfast and lunch, not as snacks.
Four foods (and one drink) that demonstrate how the common healing claims around the foods we eat don’t always stack up.