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Ultra-processed foods - News

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Highly processed foods can be considered addictive like tobacco products, study claims
Kids and sodium: Serious risks, alarming realities
Study confirms that processed foods key to rising obesity
Nutrition education should be 'on the menu' of all healthcare professionals' education—new research
Food for thought: Study finds link between depression and unhealthy diets
A high-sugar diet decreases ability to sense sweetness in rats
A mother's ultra-processed food intake may be linked to obesity risk in her children
Low-calorie sugar substitute consumption during adolescence appears to impair memory later in life
Nutritional Treatments: The Next Frontier in Psychiatry
Rebound weight gain in children with obesity linked to disconnect between brain and gut
Counting cravings for coffee and soft drinks
'Gateway' foods like candy may lead to unhealthy teen eating
Is Some Depression Actually Insulin Resistance?
8 Foods That Contribute to Anxiety and Depression
Could consuming processed foods contribute to poor mental health?
Fish oil may blunt inflammatory response to high fat/high sugar diet
Two surprising reasons behind the obesity epidemic: Too much salt, not enough water
Sweetness that comes at a price: Sugar substitutes may affect the human body in unanticipated ways
Ultra-processed foods make up almost two-thirds of Britain's school meals
Cutting Dietary Simple Sugars May Relieve GERD Symptoms
Lack of professional consensus hinders public health communications about processed foods
Food for thought: nutrition as a treatment for mental health conditions
FAB Research Webinar - Nutrition for ADHD and Neurodiverse Minds
ADHD: why it can make it harder to keep eating habits in check – and what you can do about it
Study finds Mediterranean diet improves depression symptoms in young men
The Relationship Between Unhealthy Eating and ADHD in Children
Risk of obesity is 45% higher among adolescents whose diet is based on ultra-processed food products
Remind me again, why is salt bad for you?
Stop hiding sugar reduction report and commit to more sugar industry reform
How to boost your mood through food
How sugar promotes inflammation
How small changes to prison food drastically cut inmate violence
Maternal consumption of soft drinks may be linked to ADHD symptoms in offspring
Artificial Sweeteners during pregnancy may affect baby's microbiome and increase obesity risk
Your gut senses the difference between real sugar and artificial sweetener
How does excess sugar affect the developing brain throughout childhood and adolescence?
Plant-based doesn’t always mean healthy
A taste for sweet – an anthropologist explains the evolutionary origins of why you're programmed to love sugar
Doesn't an excessive intake of simple sugar affect higher brain function?
Junk food and the brain: How modern diets lacking in micronutrients may contribute to angry rhetoric
Ubiquitous food additive alters human microbiota and intestinal environment
Foods high in added fats and refined carbs are like cigarettes – addictive and unhealthy
Vegetarian diet quality influences mental health
Diet, exercise can improve teens' mental health
Gut bacteria don't cause autism. Autistic kids' microbiome differences are due to picky eating
Why nitrates and nitrites in processed meats are harmful – but those in vegetables aren’t
What is the short-term impact of sugary drinks in the classroom?
How the microbiome affects human health
How highly processed foods harm memory in the aging brain (and the protective effect of Omega-3 DHA)