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Review suggests vitamin K2 may help prevent Alzheimer’s
What happened when I ate ultra-processed food for a month
Mouse studies find sugar-free energy drinks just as harmful
Including unhealthy foods may diminish positive effects of an otherwise healthy diet
15 June 2020 - Karolinska Institute - New findings explain how 'indigestion' medications can increase dementia risks
19 February 2020 - The Guardian - Researchers find a western-style diet can impair brain function
19 September 2019 - MedicalXpress - Poor diet may affect long-term spatial memory, study finds
13 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - An extra burger meal a day eats the brain away
5 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study: Bad diets making for bad memories
29 November 2018 - The Guardian - 'Diabolical' diets: four in 10 children consume sugary drinks daily
2 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Studies show connection between diet, cognitive function
Foods combining fats and carbohydrates more rewarding than foods with just fats or carbs
12 June 2018 - MedicalXpress - Researchers find IQ scores dropping since the 1970s
12 February 2018 - The Guardian - It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain
22 May 2017 - BBC.com - How food can improve your mental health
17 May 2017 - World Health Organisation - New WHO study on health and well-being of Europe’s youth reveals that obesity continues to rise
27 January 2017 - The Conversation - Are you getting enough vitamin B1 to help fend off Alzheimer's?
24 Nov 2015 - FAB Research - Why Most People Fail to 'Get the Fats Right' - and How You can do Better!
17 June 2015 - LiveScience - Trans Fat May Impair Memory
01 Jun 2015 - Eye Nutrition Meeting in Barcelona - Beyond AREDS
24 February 2015 - Huffingtonpost - Diet May Be As Important To Mental Health As It Is To Physical Health
24 February 2015 - ScienceDaily - Patients with mental illness less likely to receive diet, exercise advice
18 Feb 2015 - The Conversation - Here’s what happens to your brain when you give up sugar for Lent
20 January 2015 - The Conversation - Fat and sugar-heavy diet harms your brain – and makes you keep on eating
26 December 2014 - Medical News Today - Fast-food consumption in children linked to poorer academic outcomes
01 December 2014 - MedicalXpress - Diabetes in midlife linked to significant cognitive decline 20 years later
17 November 2014 - Melrose - The link between diabetes and Alzheimer's
12 October 2014 - Epoch Times - Beyond Obesity: Western Diet Shown to Make People Unintelligent
15 Jan 2013 - BMJ - Science Souring on Sugar
11 Jan 2013 - Food Navigator - Western diet may cause brain impairment and neurodegenerative conditions, say researchers
22 March 2009 - The Observer - Running on empty carbs
10 April 2005 - The Observer - What not to feed your child