The CNP Diet, Depression, and Anxiety Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and the child and adolescent experience of depression and anxiety.

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 (launching January 15, 2022).

2019

A brief diet intervention can reduce symptoms of depression in young adults – A randomised controlled trial
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2019

Eating behavior and relationships with stress, anxiety, depression and insomnia in university students
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2020

Fruit and vegetables intake in adolescents and mental health: a systematic review
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2020

The relationship between inflammatory dietary pattern in childhood and depression in early adulthood
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2018

Dietary patterns, body mass index and inflammation: pathways to depression and mental health problems in adolescents
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2014

Relationship between diet and mental health in children and adolescents: a systematic review
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2019

Nutritional aspects of depression in adolescents - a systematic review
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2009

The association between dietary patterns and mental health in early adolescence
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2017

Let them eat fruit! The effect of fruit and vegetable consumption on psychological well- being in young adults: A randomized controlled trial
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2018

A pro-inflammatory diet is associated with an increased odds of depression symptoms among Iranian female adolescents: a cross-sectional study
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2009

Food consumption frequency and perceived stress and depressive symptoms among students in three European countries
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2018

Relationship between diet and mental health in a young adult Appalachian college population
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2014

Eating patterns and mental health problems in early adolescence – a cross-sectional study of 12–13-year-old Norwegian schoolchildren
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2019

Dietary patterns and related factors among female university students
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2019

Sodium and potassium excretion predict increased depression in urban adolescents
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2019

Lifestyle behavioural risk factors and emotional functioning among schoolchildren: The Healthy Growth Study
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2016

Bi-directional associations between healthy lifestyles and mood disorders in young adults: The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study
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2019

The gut-brain relationship: Investigating the effect of multispecies probiotics on anxiety in a randomized placebo-controlled trial of healthy young adults
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2019

Fruit and vegetable consumption and mental health across adolescence: evidence from a diverse urban British cohort study
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2017

Food-based diet quality score in relation to depressive symptoms in young and middle-aged Japanese women
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2018

Does fruit and vegetable consumption during adolescence predict adult depression? a longitudinal study of us adolescents
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2021

Diet quality and mental health problems in late childhood
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2018

Depression and food consumption in Mexican college students
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2014

Total antioxidant capacity of diet and serum, dietary antioxidant vitamins intake, and serum hs-CRP levels in relation to depression scales in university male students
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2020

Relationships between nutrition and physical activity, and the symptoms of insomnia, depression and anxiety among adolescents in South China during Covid-19 Pandemic
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2011

A prospective study of diet quality and mental health in adolescents
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2019

Eating pattern and psychological symptoms: A cross-sectional study based on a national large sample of Chinese adolescents
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2020

Healthy lifestyle behaviours are associated with children’s psychological health: A cross-sectional study
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2021

Association between fruit and vegetable consumption and depression symptoms in young people and adults Aged 15–45: A systematic review of cohort studies
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2020

Effect of 4 weeks daily wild blueberry supplementation symptoms of depression in adolescents
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2021

Lifestyle habits and depressive symptoms in Norwegian adolescents: a national cross- sectional study
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2020

Mediterranean diet and mental health in university students: an Italian cross-sectional study
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