Following a recent study that attracted widespread media attention, you'd be forgiven for thinking that eating dark chocolate was linked to reduced symptoms of depression. Unfortunately, it's not that simple.
Eating dark chocolate may positively affect mood and relieve depressive symptoms, finds a new study looking at whether different types of chocolate are associated with mood disorders.
In a 2018 survey, 61 percent of physicians reported having little or no training in nutrition.
Many Americans get less than the recommended amount of sleep, and many do not consume the recommended amounts of important vitamins and minerals. A new Pharmavite-sponsored study suggests the two factors may be connected.
Children and teens who drink soft drinks containing sugar or sugar-substitutes add about 200 extra calories compared to those who don't. Nothing earth-shattering in this research, which serves to underline the health benefits of avoiding sodas and suchlike.
A nationally representative UK survey of children (aged 4-10 years old) has found no strong/direct link between drinking sugar sweetened beverages and greater energy consumption or higher BMI.
Long-term, high nut consumption could be the key to better cognitive health in older people according to new research from the University of South Australia.
We are now producing and consuming more food than ever, and yet our modern diet is killing us. How can we solve this bittersweet dilemma?
New study links poor mental health with poor diet, regardless of personal characteristics such as gender age, education, age, marital status and income level.
Intakes of most vitamins and minerals have taken a nosedive since 2008, leading to an increase in deficiencies of key nutrients including vitamin A, fibre and iron, according to the UK’s latest National Diet and Nutrition Survey.
Intakes of long chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA amongst pregnant women in the USA was found to be less than one-fifth of the recommended 520 mg/day EPA+DHA, according to data published in Nutrients.
Two nutrition specialists met to debate a controversial statement: Most studies on the effect of nutrition and diet are false.
The EAT-Lancet report is based on weak science.
Milkshakes with “alarmingly high” levels of sugar are being sold across UK high street restaurants and fast food chains, according to a survey by UK lobby group Action on Sugar.
From the standpoint of heart health, the Tsimane are a model group. A population indigenous to the Bolivian Amazon, the Tsimane demonstrate next to no heart disease. They have minimal hypertension, low prevalence of obesity and and their cholesterol levels are relatively healthy. And those factors don't seem to change with age.
A detailed new review of nutritional science argues that most American diets are deficient in a key class of vitamins and minerals that play previously unrecognized roles in promoting longevity and in staving off chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer and, potentially, neurodegeneration.
Energy drinks represent a new category of nonalcoholic beverage with global sales of over USD 50 billion. Containing caffeine as a main ingredient, energy drinks are a central part of partying and sporting culture. A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that digital marketing of energy drinks was more persuasive with young adults than other marketing methods.
Females and younger adults in the UK appear to be vulnerable to micronutrient shortfalls, a concern given this life period includes the conception and childbearing years, new survey’s author warns.
The keto diet is one of a series of fashionable low carb diets that include the Atkins diet, the South Beach diet and the Zone diet. There are hundreds of people selling ketogenic diet plans available - but what exactly is it, what nutritional and physical implications does it entail, and is it actually any good?
Breastfed infants up to 12 months should receive a daily vitamin D supplement according to a report by the UK Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) that details feeding in the first year of life.