The CNP Diet and Brain Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and all areas of the child and adolescent brain.

To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category is available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).

2020

A preliminary investigation of the effects of a Western diet on hippocampal volume in children
Original

2020

Energy restriction enhances adult Hippocampal neurogenesis-associated memory after four weeks in an adult human population with central obesity; a randomized controlled trial
Original

2020

Adolescent obesity and dietary decision making—a brain-health perspective
Original

2020

The importance of marine omega-3s for brain development and the prevention and treatment of behavior, mood, and other brain disorders
Original

2021

Associations of dietary intake on biological markers of inflammation in children and adolescents: A systematic review
Original