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Food for thought: nutrition as a treatment for mental health conditions
FAB Research Webinar - Nutrition for ADHD and Neurodiverse Minds
Plant-based milk products: what you need to know before making the switch
Choline makes a key nutrient available for baby development
Maternal consumption of soft drinks may be linked to ADHD symptoms in offspring
How does excess sugar affect the developing brain throughout childhood and adolescence?
'Few-foods' diet could be recipe for easing ADHD symptoms
Maternal intake of choline during pregnancy impacts children's sustained attention
Junk food and the brain: How modern diets lacking in micronutrients may contribute to angry rhetoric
FREE Podcast - Dr Alex Richardson - Omega 3 fatty acids and their VITAL role in good health (Part 1)
Children's diet quality predicts their mental health and wellbeing
New research finds school children may not be consuming enough long-chain omega-3 fats
Study associates organic food intake in childhood with better cognitive development
Brain alterations detected in obese children
Sugar overload may be a recipe for long-term problems
Mouse studies find sugar-free energy drinks just as harmful
Managing children's weight, blood pressure and cholesterol protects brain function mid-life
Study links child behaviour problems to prenatal tobacco smoke and traffic density - and diet
Study shows DHA supplement may offset impact of maternal stress on unborn males
Brain changed by caffeine in utero, study finds
Naturally Informed Mental Wellness - FREE virtual conference
The essential role of iodine in the diet
Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked with child IQ - AGAIN
Scholars link obesity and disease to dramatic dietary changes
24 May 2020 - 'Laughing gas' depletes Vitamin B12 and can cause irreversible brain damage
30 March 2020 - Alcohol consumption by fathers before conception could negatively impact child development (and choline supplementation in pregnancy reduces similar brain damage from maternal alcohol consumption)
4 March 2020 - Finding Genius Podcast - Researching the Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Physical and Mental Health
28 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Eating fruit during pregnancy boosts babies' brain development, new study confirms
19 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet
Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy connected to elevated risk of ADHD
Should you be worried that food isn't as good for you as it used to be?
BBC - How a vegan diet could affect your intelligence
Doctors warn vegans to take risks of vitamin B12 deficiency seriously
How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain
18 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - High-fat (Omega-6-rich, Omega-3 deficient) maternal diet can cause brain damage in the unborn child
'High-fat' (Omega-6-rich, Omega-3 deficient) maternal diet can cause life-long changes in the fetal brain
28 August 2019 - BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health - Could we be overlooking a potential choline crisis in the United Kingdom?
10 June 2019 - The Conversation - Drinking alcohol at conception shown to harm rats – new study
23 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Pediatricians should encourage fish consumption for children
No such thing as 'sugar rush' - sugar worsens mood rather than improving it
Psychology Today - The Brain Needs Animal Fat
18 March 2019 - The Guardian - Nutritional psychiatry: can you eat yourself happier?
25 February 2019 - zoeharcombe.com - Is a vegan diet safe for infants and children?
21 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Could saffron be as effective as stimulant medicines in treating ADHD?
Psychology Today - Micronutrients in Psychiatry: Sound Science or Just Hype?
11 February 2019 - Nutraingredients - Norway’s food authorities warn of caffeine-containing energy drinks’ effect on kids
5 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Adolescents with celiac disease are at higher risk of eating disorder
31 January 2019 - Questioning Answers - Milk opioid peptides and dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPPIV) linked to autism
Why vegan diets for babies come with significant risks
4 December 2018 - MedicalXpress - Microbial-based treatment reverses autism spectrum social deficits in mouse models