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Young children drinking daily caffeinated soda found more likely to try alcohol within a year

Date: 08/11/2023

These findings suggest that previous linkages between caffeine and substance use in adolescence also extend to younger initiation, and may stem from core neurocognitive features thought conducive to substance initiation.

Can Gut Microbes Cause Aggression?

Date: 07/11/2023

Problems in the gut can affect our mood and behavior, including aggression.

Time to inform the public about the adverse effects of ultra-processed foods, researchers say

Date: 26/10/2023

The authors urge governments to take ambitious and decisive action, with immediate public health outreach to help citizens identify ultra-processed foods and limit their exposure. In the paper's final sentence, the authors state the urgency of action directly, "Everyone's health is at stake."

Study shows the microbiome of fruit and vegetables positively influences diversity in the gut

Date: 24/10/2023

This study revealed evidence that fruit and vegetable-derived microbes could be found in the human gut and contribute to gut microbiome diversity.

This Is Your Brain on Junk Food

Date: 17/10/2023

We can’t change the genes we were born with, but we can change our microbial genes. That provides a powerful lever to lift our health and our mood.

Gut microbes and Alzheimer's disease - potential causal link identified by new animal study

Date: 17/10/2023

For the first time, researchers have found that Alzheimer's symptoms can be transferred to a healthy young organism via the gut microbiota, confirming its role in the disease

Breastfeeding is associated with lower levels of body fat at the age of nine

Date: 01/10/2023

"Infant feeding patterns, especially shorter breastfeeding duration, early soda introduction and their joint effect, may influence body fat levels later in childhood."

Autistic individuals have increased risk of chronic physical health conditions across the whole body

Date: 25/09/2023

"We are aware of the risks of mental health conditions in autistic people, but this new research identifies their risks of physical health conditions too. We need to urgently re-evaluate current health care systems to improve support for autistic people."

Ignorance to sex differences may explain why nutrition interventions fail in research

Date: 15/09/2023

The authors note that to enhance the effectiveness of dietary recommendations and treatments, future research should consistently include both men and women in their studies.

Omega-3 supplementation during pregnancy reduces infant risks for food allergy

Date: 14/09/2023

Maternal omega-3 supplementation had significant effects on egg and peanut sensitisation among infants.

Anxiety: A Metabolic Disorder?

Date: 05/09/2023

The most basic symptoms of anxiety may relate to energy use, and the most direct treatment may be dietary.

Gut microbes are the community within you that you can't live without – how eating well can cultivate your microbial and social self

Date: 11/08/2023

A gut-friendly approach to nutrition is important for happy and healthy communities both inside and out of your body.

More children missing developmental milestones

Date: 14/07/2023

Nearly 9 out of every 100 U.S. children are now diagnosed with a developmental disability, according to updated figures from the CDC.

The truth about emulsifiers: are they destroying our gut health?

Date: 29/06/2023

The E numbers in food make bread softer and ice-cream silkier. But there is growing concern about how they might affect our microbiome.

New research clarifies connection between autism and the microbiome

Date: 26/06/2023

"Before this, we had smoke indicating the microbiome was involved in autism, and now we have fire."

Starches common in processed grains can curb helpful gut bacteria

Date: 22/06/2023

The team's proof-of-concept experiments reinforce the value of considering trade-offs between plant traits bred for food functionality—including the processing benefits of waxy starches—and their potential health-related consequences.

Dietary Interventions for ADHD: Emerging Research and Considerations

Date: 18/06/2023

What is the connection between ADHD diagnosis and a Western dietary pattern?

New data demonstrates potential role of probiotic supplementation in adults with major depressive disorder

Date: 14/06/2023

"Non or partial response to antidepressants is a huge problem and this study is an important first step in exploring the therapeutic potential of probiotics as a treatment for depression."

Is Integrative Psychiatry Going Mainstream?

Date: 02/06/2023

Combining multiple, evidence-based therapeutic methods that include lifestyle changes, psychotherapy, and medication, is key not only to promoting wellness but to treating conditions ranging from anxiety disorders to severe and persistent mental illnesses like schizophrenia.

That salad isn’t just good for your nutrition–it may help stave off depression

Date: 01/06/2023

Growing evidence suggests consuming healthy foods and micronutrients fosters better mental health, while poor-quality diets diminish it.