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Want some holiday reading? Try the National Food Strategy plan. - Michelle's blog
Clear evidence for a link between pro-inflammatory diets and 27 chronic diseases. Here’s how you can eat better
Dietary Approaches to Autistic Spectrum Disorders - Latest Evidence and Best Practice
Teens' ultra-processed diet puts their hearts at risk
Zhang Z et al 2020 - Association Between Ultra-processed Food Intake and Cardiovascular Health Among US Adolescents
Marklund M et al 2020 - Estimated health benefits, costs, and cost-effectiveness of eliminating industrial trans-fatty acids in Australia
Removing this hidden nasty from our food could save thousands of lives
29 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Banned trans fats linked to higher dementia risk
24 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Serum elaidic acid levels tied to dementia, Alzheimer's disease
Honda et al 2019 - Serum elaidic acid concentration and risk of dementia: The Hisayama study
14 August 2019 - - 7 Myths About Dietary Fats You Should Stop Believing Right Now
21 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Millions of Europeans at risk of chronic digestive diseases, new report reveals
Nutrition and Chronic Digestive Diseases: An Action Plan for Europe
8 January 2019 - The Conversation - Let them eat more fat? Researcher argues that a balance of types of fat is the key
Foods combining fats and carbohydrates more rewarding than foods with just fats or carbs
Adolescents who consume a Western-type 'high-fat' diet may develop poor stress coping skills, signs of PTSD
14 May 2018 - The Guardian - Industrial trans fats must be removed from food supply, WHO says
6 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - Everything you need to know about trans fats
Pase et al 2017 - Maternal trans fat intake during pregnancy or lactation impairs memory and alters BDNF and TrkB levels in the hippocampus of adult offspring exposed to chronic mild stress
24 Nov 2015 - FAB Research - Why Most People Fail to 'Get the Fats Right' - and How You can do Better!
FAB Factsheet - Hydrogenated and Trans Fats
Golomb & Bui 2015 - A Fat to Forget: Trans Fat Consumption and Memory.
17 June 2015 - LiveScience - Trans Fat May Impair Memory
16 June 2015 - BBC News - US orders ban on 'unsafe' trans-fats
16 June 2015 - FoodNavigator - FDA revokes GRAS status of partially hydrogenated oils
Trevizol et al 2015 - Cross-generational trans fat intake modifies BDNF mRNA in the hippocampus: Impact on memory loss in a mania animal model
Berti et al., 2015 - Nutrient patterns and brain biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease in cognitively normal individuals.
31 December 2014 - Science Daily - Little change seen in fast food portion size, product formulation between 1996 and 2013
Urban et al., 2014 - Temporal Trends in Fast-Food Restaurant Energy, Sodium, Saturated Fat, and Trans Fat Content, United States, 1996-2013.
19 November 2014 - Medical News Today - Trans fat consumption is linked to diminished memory in working-aged adults
17 November 2014 - Melrose - The link between diabetes and Alzheimer's
Honors et al., 2014 - Trends in fatty acid intake of adults in the Minneapolis-St Paul, MN Metropolitan Area, 1980-1982 through 2007-2009.
14 Feb 2014 - Nutraingredients - Dr Alex Richardson Q&A: Nutritional Lipids for Mood and Behaviour
7 Nov 2013 - BBC News - US moves to ban trans fats in foods
Kuhn et al 2013 - Influence of trans fat and omega-3 on the preference of psychostimulant drugs in the first generation of young rats
Global health and Food processing: a new classification
11 Jan 2013 - Food Navigator - Western diet may cause brain impairment and neurodegenerative conditions, say researchers
4 Jan 2013 - The Times - Fat and sugar are just as deadly as cigarettes
Francis & Stevenson 2013 - The longer-term impacts of Western diet on human cognition and the brain
13 June 2012 - BBC News - Glasgow survey finds out of school lunchtime foods 'not healthy'
18 Apr 2012 - BBC News - Will adverts at the Olympics increase fast food consumption?
30 Mar 2012 - ScienceDaily - Link between fast food and depression confirmed
Sánchez-Villegas et al 2012 - Fast-food and commercial baked goods consumption and the risk of depression
13 March 2012 - UC San Diego Health Sciences - More Trans Fat Consumption Linked to Greater Aggression
Golomb et al 2012 - Trans Fat Consumption and Aggression
29 Dec 2011 - BBC News - Alzheimer's: Diet 'can stop brain shrinking'
Bowman et al 2011 Nutrient biomarker patterns, cognitive function, and MRI measures of brain aging
31 Oct 2011 - BBC Radio 4 - The Food Programme - Palm Oil
10 Sept 2011 - The Independent - Dying for a burger? Why are trans fats still legal in the UK?
11 July 2011 - BBC Food Blog - The Trouble with Trans Fats
10 July 2011 - BBC Radio 4 - The Food Programme: Trans Fats
8 Feb 2011 - BBC News - Healthy diet 'boosts childhood IQ'
26 Jan 2011 - Science Daily - Eating Poorly Can Make You Blue: Trans-Fats Increase Risk of Depression, While Olive Oil Helps Avoid Risk
Sánchez-Villegas et al 2011 - Dietary Fat Intake and the Risk of Depression: The SUN Project
Trevizol et al 2011 - Comparison of omega-6, trans and omega-3 fatty acids on repeated amphetamine exposure: a possible factor for the development of mania.
22 June 2010 - BBC News - NHS watchdog NICE calls for trans-fats ban in foods
Kavanagh et al 2010 - Neonatal and fetal exposure to trans-fatty acids retards early growth and adiposity while adversely affecting glucose in mice
16 April 2010 - BBC News - Medics call for ban on trans-fats in UK food
Mozaffarian & Stampfer 2010 - Removing industrial trans fat from foods
Sullivan et al 2010 - High-Fat Diet during Pregnancy Causes Perturbations in the Serotonergic System and Increased Anxiety-Like Behavior in Offspring
Collison et al 2010 - Dietary trans-fat combined with monosodium glutamate induces dyslipidemia and impairs spatial memory
D'Asti et al 2010 - Maternal dietary fat determines metabolic profile and endocannabinoid inhibition of the stress response in neonatal rat offspring
Bilbo & Tsang 2010 - Enduring consequences of maternal obesity for brain inflammation and behavior of offspring.
Wallace & Mozaffarian (2009) Trans-fatty acids and nonlipid risk factors
Healthy School Meals and Educational Outcomes by Michèle Belot and Jonathan James
Teegala et al 2009 - Consumption and health effects of trans fatty acids: a review
Devore et al 2009 - Dietary fat intake and cognitive decline in women with type 2 diabetes
15 August 2007 - BBC News - Fat 'crucial' in children's diet
Okie 2007 - New York to trans fats: you're out!
Acar et al 2006 - The retina is more susceptible than the brain and the liver to the incorporation of trans isomers of DHA in rats consuming trans isomers of alpha-linolenic acid
Morris et al 2006 - Dietary Copper and High Saturated and trans Fat Intakes Associated With Cognitive Decline
Stender et al 2006 - High levels of industrially produced trans fat in popular fast foods
10 April 2005 - The Observer - What not to feed your child
Cordain et al 2005 - Origins and evolution of the Western diet: health implications for the 21st century
26 November 2004 - Times Educational Supplement - Feed Your Head
Morris et al 2004 - Dietary fat intake and 6-year cognitive change in an older biracial community population
Fats And Cholesterol - Harvard School of Public Health
Engelhart et al 2002 - Diet and risk of dementia: Does fat matter?: The Rotterdam Study.
Elias & Innis (2001) Infant plasma trans, n-6, and n-3 fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acids are related to maternal plasma fatty acids, length of gestation, and birth weight and length
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