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Diet and cognition in children - news

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
Sugar: why some people experience side-effects when they quit
'The Better Brain' - Book Review
Study associates organic food intake in childhood with better cognitive development
What happened when I ate ultra-processed food for a month
Mouse studies find sugar-free energy drinks just as harmful
Managing children's weight, blood pressure and cholesterol protects brain function mid-life
Naturally Informed Mental Wellness - FREE virtual conference
Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked with child IQ - AGAIN
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 January 2020 - BBC - How a vegan diet could affect your intelligence
28 August 2019 - BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health - Could we be overlooking a potential choline crisis in the United Kingdom?
23 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Pediatricians should encourage fish consumption for children
MedicalXpress - No such thing as 'sugar rush' - sugar worsens mood rather than improving it
18 March 2019 - The Guardian - Nutritional psychiatry: can you eat yourself happier?
21 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Could saffron be as effective as stimulant medicines in treating ADHD?
29 November 2018 - The Guardian - 'Diabolical' diets: four in 10 children consume sugary drinks daily
14 September 2018 - MedicalXpress - Toxic metal pollution linked with development of autism spectrum disorder
30 August 2018 - BBC News - Government proposes energy drinks ban for children
Foods combining fats and carbohydrates more rewarding than foods with just fats or carbs
7 March 2018 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 trial fails to reproduce benefits on child reading and memory seen in earlier study
02 Mar 2018 - Medical Express - Omega fish oils don't improve children's reading skills or memory, study finds
3 Jan 2017 - Psych Central - Parents’ Obesity May Slow Child Development
01 December 2016 - HPClive - Prenatal Vitamin D Could Lower Baby's ADHD Risk, While Some Diabetes Drugs May do the Opposite
05 September 2016 - Mail Online - Children who eat plenty of oily fish may be better readers than their peers, experts say
11 May 2016 - Nutraingredients - Good nutrition has large say in kids' social behaviour, research suggests
08 May 2016 - Medical Xpress - Research points to omega-3 as a nutritional intervention for childhood behavioral problems
6 April 2016 - Nutraingredients - “Exciting results”: Tufts/Harvard meta-analysis supports omega-3s for child brain development
02 Feb 2016 - Parents and teachers unaware of mental benefits of good childhood nutrition
26 Jan 2016 - Nutraingredients - Low folate in early pregnancy linked with poorer cognition in children later
24 Nov 2015 - FAB Research - Why Most People Fail to 'Get the Fats Right' - and How You can do Better!
16 Sep 2015 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 supplements may help attention for kids with and without ADHD
9th Sept 2015 - Huffington Post - ADHD and Diet: The Effect of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
17 May 2015 - BBC News - Why an iron fish can make you stronger
11 May 2015 - BBC iWonder - Can food improve your exam performance?
31 March 2015 - The Science Times - Poorer Children Have Smaller Brains Researchers Say
03 February 2015 - EurekAlert - Socioeconomic differences in adolescent health getting wider
21 January 2015 - Medicalxpress - Fatty acids in fish may shield brain from mercury damage
26 December 2014 - Medical News Today - Fast-food consumption in children linked to poorer academic outcomes
08 December 2014 - Science Daily - Each dollar spent on kids' nutrition can yield more than $100 later
02 December 2014 - Science Daily - Why does physical activity during childhood matter?
29 October 2014 - The Conversation - Mom's prenatal hardship turns baby's genes on and off
17 October 2014 - Health Canal - Omega 3 can help children with ADD
01 October 2014 - Nutritional Outlook - Nutrients for Kids
11 September 2014 - Futurity - CAN FATTY ACID IN BREAST MILK PREDICT TEST SCORES?
22 May 2014 - FAB Researchers present at the Dieticians of Canada Omega-3 Symposium, Toronto
6 March 2014 - University of Oxford - 'Higher levels of omega-3 in diet associated with better sleep'