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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
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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
The benefits of DHA & Choline for brain development and function - FOOD MATTERS LIVE
'Laughing gas' depletes Vitamin B12 and can cause irreversible brain damage
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
Eating fruit during pregnancy boosts babies' brain development, new study confirms
World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet
Prenatal phthalate exposure associated with autistic traits in young boys
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
Moms' obesity in pregnancy is linked to lag in sons' development and IQ
Doctors warn vegans to take risks of vitamin B12 deficiency seriously
How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain
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
Vitamin B12 deficiency: what is pernicious anaemia, and why can it be so dangerous?
Seafood consumption during pregnancy may improve attention capacity in children
Choline supplementation may hold the answers to combatting Alzheimer's disease
Study links low vitamin D levels in young kids to aggression in adolescents
Suggested move to plant-based diets risks worsening brain health nutrient deficiency
Could we be overlooking a potential choline crisis in the United Kingdom?
Expectant mothers can mitigate the impact of marijuana on baby's brain development - with more choline
Drinking alcohol at conception shown to harm brain development (in rats) – new study
Pediatricians should encourage fish consumption for children
Questioning Answers - Neurodevelopmental effects of prenatal vitamin D in humans
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 - - 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
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
29 November 2018 - The Guardian - 'Diabolical' diets: four in 10 children consume sugary drinks daily
29 November 2018 - Questioning Answers - "Vitamin D and omega-3 reduced irritability symptoms in children with ASD"
Regular omega-3 intake during pregnancy could boost baby brain and vision: Study
Fish-rich diets may boost babies' brain development