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‘Elegant research’: Omega-3 supplements for children may reduce aggressive behavior in their parents too

Date: 08/06/2018

The potential of omega-3 supplements to calm aggressive behavior in children may also reduce the psychological aggression among adult caregivers not receiving supplements, says an important new study.


21 December 2017 - MedicalXpress - Weekly fish consumption linked to better sleep, higher IQ, study finds

Date: 21/12/2017

Children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have IQ scores that are 4 points higher, on average, than those who consume fish less frequently or not at all, according to a new study.


21 August 2017 - Nutraingredients - Are male vegetarians more likely to be depressed than meat-eaters?

Date: 21/08/2017

Vegetarian men are more likely to suffer depressive symptoms than omnivores, according to a new study published in Journal of Affective Disorders.


4 August 2017 - Psychology Today - All the Stars of Food and Mood

Date: 04/08/2017

We are what we eat, and the brain is the most energy hungry organ in the body, surpassing even the heart. Surely our diets affect our thinking and our moods. But how do we prove it, and then what do we do about it?




06 March 2015 - Mail Online - Why FISH is nature's antidepressant: Mediterranean diet 'reduces the risk of stress, anxiety and mental illness'

Date: 06/03/2015

People who adhered more strongly to Mediterranean diet were happier - 'Eating badly causes the depression in the first place,' researchers say.


24 February 2015 - Huffingtonpost - Diet May Be As Important To Mental Health As It Is To Physical Health

Date: 24/02/2015

We know that food affects the body -- but could it just as powerfully impact the mind?


18 February 2015 - ScienceDaily - Obesity series exposes 'unacceptably slow' progress in tackling soaring global obesity rates over last decade

Date: 18/02/2015

Global progress towards tackling obesity has been "unacceptably slow," with only one in four countries implementing a policy on healthy eating up to 2010, according to a major new six-part Series on obesity, published in The Lancet.


02 February 2015 - Science News - Tuna mercury rising

Date: 02/02/2015

Mercury levels in Hawaiian Yellowfin tuna – known as ahi on the plate – are on the rise, scientists report February 2 in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.


29 January 2015 - ScienceDaily - Diet, nutrition essential for mental health

Date: 29/01/2015

Evidence is rapidly growing showing vital relationships between both diet quality and potential nutritional deficiencies and mental health, a new international collaborative study has revealed.


05 January 2015 - MedicalXpress - Fructose more toxic than table sugar

Date: 05/01/2015

When University of Utah biologists fed mice sugar in doses proportional to what many people eat, the fructose-glucose mixture found in high-fructose corn syrup was more toxic than sucrose or table sugar, reducing both the reproduction and lifespan of female rodents.


24 October 2014 - ProHealth - Omega-3 Fatty Acids Increase Brain Volume

Date: 24/10/2014

Landmark study found that aging humans who consumed more omega-3s had increased gray matter brain volume


9 June 2014 MedicalXpress - One-third of English adults have prediabetes, study reports

Date: 09/06/2014

Rates of prediabetes have risen sharply in England, and without intervention, the nation may experience a steep increase in diabetes in the coming years, according to University of Florida researchers working with the University of Leicester in England.


22 May 2014 - FAB Researchers present at the Dieticians of Canada Omega-3 Symposium, Toronto

Date: 12/05/2014

The last five years have seen a flurry of exciting new developments in the area of omega-3 fatty acids for optimal human health.


5 May 2014 - The Post & Courier - MUSC embarks on $9.8 million study to see if Omega-3s curb suicides in veterans

Date: 05/05/2014

New hope for lowering suicide rates in military veterans may lie not in a new drug but in a promising super food supplement: omega-3 fatty acids.


2 April 2014 - TelIHMC on YouTube - CAPT Joseph Hibbeln, M.D.: Nutritional Armor -- Brain and Behavior

Date: 02/04/2014

Everyone who has observed people knows that their behavior and emotions can change radically when hungry. However, our brains are highly complex metabolic organs that need specific nutrients and not just calories for optimal neurodevelopment and lifelong function


1 April 2014 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3s science is rock solid, but you don't win every game, expert says

Date: 01/04/2014

When scientists seek to counteract bad press for omega-3s it is a matter of taking two steps forward while taking one back, said Bruce Holub, professor emeritus of the University of Guelph in Ontario.


13 July 2013 - ALSPAC - Lack of fish in diet linked to anxiety in pregnancy

Date: 13/07/2013

Women who do not eat fish during pregnancy are more likely to experience high levels of anxiety at that time.


26 Aug 2011 - Medscape - Low DHA Levels Linked to Increased Suicide Risk

Date: 26/08/2011

News review by Deborah Brauser