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Ultra-processed foods - News

Consistent evidence links ultra-processed food to over 30 damaging health outcomes - including mental ill-health and sleep problems
Could ultra-processed foods be the new 'silent' killer?
Nutritional epigenetics education reduces ultra-processed food intake in parents of children with autism and ADHD
Are preservatives killing good gut bacteria?
How obesity dismantles our mitochondria: Study reveals key mechanism behind obesity-related metabolic dysfunction
Energy drinks linked to poor sleep quality and insomnia among college students
Evidence shows risks associated with energy drinks in children
Diet in childhood linked to blood vessel damage in teenage years
Could artificial sweeteners alter your microbiome?
Why Your Brain Hates Junk Food
Got period pain or cramps? What to eat and avoid, according to science
Fatty foods can impair the body's response to everyday stress, research suggests
Cutting sugar and processed meats helped people live longer, study found
The Number-One Worst Food for Your Brain
Scientists discover potential brain link between stress and emotional eating
Young children drinking daily caffeinated soda found more likely to try alcohol within a year
Insulin resistance turns tidy brain cells into slobs — which could be a link between diet and neurodegenerative diseases
Time to inform the public about the adverse effects of ultra-processed foods, researchers say
This Is Your Brain on Junk Food
International team of scientists says identifying some foods as addictive could shift attitudes, stimulate research
Consumption of Ultra Processed Food and Mental Wellbeing Outcomes
Breastfeeding is associated with lower levels of body fat at the age of nine
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Saturated fat may interfere with creating memories in the aged brain - while omega-3 are protective
Ultra-processed food linked to higher risk of depression, research finds
A quarter of people are undoing the benefits of healthy meals by unhealthy snacking, research finds
Anxiety: A Metabolic Disorder?
Replacing saturated fat and salt with herbs/spices is both tasty and healthy
Eating emulsifiers during pregnancy and lactation linked to health risks in mouse offspring
9 signs you have inflammation in your body. Could an anti-inflammatory diet help?
Fructose intake is a driver of obesity, just like in hibernating animals, study finds
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The truth about emulsifiers: are they destroying our gut health?
Starches common in processed grains can curb helpful gut bacteria
Health organisations call on retailers to commit to restrictions on multibuy promotions
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Dietary Interventions for ADHD: Emerging Research and Considerations
How Obesity Is Linked to Our Brain and Gut Activity
Can we train our taste buds for health? A neuroscientist explains how genes and diet shape taste
Government announces further delay to introduction of junk food BOGOFs
Ultra-processed foods: bread may be considered one, but that doesn’t mean it’s all bad
That salad isn’t just good for your nutrition–it may help stave off depression
Critical Brain Nutrients: Evidence that Current Dietary Advice Harms Mental Health – and Potential Solutions
Chemical found in common sweetener damages DNA
New study finds diet, in particular pro-inflammatory diet increases relapse rate for multiple sclerosis patients
A student's poor eating habits can lead to a lifetime of illness, says researcher
The Mediterranean diet: Good for your health and your wallet, says study
Eating too much ultra-processed food could induce depression
Study shows how human immune cells react to non-nutritive sweeteners
WHO: Artificial sweeteners have no weight-loss benefit, may raise health risks