‘What we stick in our mouths matters to our mental health,’ says Felice Jacka, a leading light in this new field. So what should we be eating?
We are now producing and consuming more food than ever, and yet our modern diet is killing us. How can we solve this bittersweet dilemma?
Researchers recently conducted a study to determine how diet can impact Alzheimer's Disease. They specifically examined two compounds: epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), a key ingredient in green tea, and ferulic acid (FA), which is found in carrots, tomatoes, rice, wheat and oats.
Choline, a vitamin-like essential nutrient, can prevent fetal brain developmental problems that often occur after prenatal maternal infections such as colds and flu.
How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much?
Green tea cut obesity and a number of inflammatory biomarkers linked with poor health in a new study.
New study suggests that older people who consume more than two standard portions of mushrooms weekly could reduce odds of mild cognitive impairment by 50 percent.
Researchers have found that adolescent binge drinking, even if discontinued, increases the risk for anxiety later in life due to abnormal epigenetic programming.
New clinical trial data seems to suggest certain supplements will not help the prevention of depression. However, FAB's Dr Alex Richardson warns that the study in question has several serious limitations, and some coverage may be over-stating the findings.
A new study finds vitamin D may be protective among asthmatic obese children living in urban environments with high indoor air pollution.
A study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows those who followed a diet designed for brain health have a reduced risk of developing cognitive impairment.
Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, moderate in nuts, fish and alcohol and low in meat and full-fat dairy is associated with better cognitive performance in middle age, according to a new study.
A daily intake of nutritional supplements won't help stave off the onset of depression, a new study has revealed.
For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), drinking around 290 calories per day of soda or other sugar-sweetened beverages, or the equivalent of about two cans of non-diet soda, may be tied to more severe symptoms and a higher level of disability compared to people with MS who seldom consume sugar-sweetened beverages, according to a new study.
The right amount of magnesium may be needed to optimise vitamin D levels, says a new study that highlights how different nutrients work together to boost health and wellness.
Along with many other harmful health consequences, smoking tobacco causes chemical changes, oxidative stress and inflammation in the brain. Excessive alcohol use can have similar effects. Surprisingly, however, very few studies have examined the combined impact of smoking and alcohol on the brain. Now, researchers have shown that in rats, the joint use of tobacco and alcohol could increase neural damage in particular brain regions.
Danger of spontaneous pre-term births can be reduced by implementing omega-3 supplementation early on in pregnancy - summary of presentation given at the 2019 NutraIngredients Omega-3 Summit
Something as simple as taking prenatal vitamins during the first month of pregnancy might lower the odds of having a second child with autism.
Researchers conducted an RCT to assess the direct impact of six months of high-dose B vitamin supplementation on metabolic blood and neural biomarkers.