The CNP Dietary Interventions for Mental Health Research Category consolidates research exploring dietary interventions for mental health during childhood and adolescence. 

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).

2018

Food advertising literacy training reduces the importance of taste in children's food decision-making: a pilot study
Original

2016

Youth depression alleviation: The Fish Oil Youth Depression Study (YoDA-F): a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled treatment trial
Original

2019

Omega-3 fatty acids as a treatment for pediatric depression. A phase III, 36 weeks, multi-center, double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized superiority study.
Original

2020

Methods and rationale to assess the efficacy of a parenting intervention targeting diet improvement and substance use prevention among Latino adolescents
Original

2019

Feasibility and preliminary efficacy of the eating advice to students (EATS) brief web-based nutrition intervention for young adult university students: a pilot randomized controlled trial
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2019

Systematically testing the effects of promotion techniques on children's fruit and vegetables intake on the long term: a protocol study of a multicenter randomized controlled trial
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2017

Apps to improve diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviour in children and adolescents: a review of quality, features and behaviour change techniques
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2019

Interventions for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children aged five years and under
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2013

Promotion of healthy eating at schools in the Federal District of Brazil
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2019

Child consumption of whole fruit and fruit juice following six months of exposure to a pediatric fruit and vegetable prescription program
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2019

Fruit and vegetable prescriptions for pediatric patients living in Flint, Michigan: a cross-sectional study of food security and dietary patterns at baseline
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2016

Marketing vegetables in elementary school cafeterias to increase uptake
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2018

Learned pleasure from eating: an opportunity to promote healthy eating in children?
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2016

Fuel for Fun: a cluster-randomized controlled study of cooking skills, eating behaviors, and physical activity of 4th graders and their families
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2020

Effects of a kindergarten intervention on vegetables served and staff's food-related practices: results of a cluster randomised controlled trial - the BRA study
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2019

Helping with meal preparation and children's dietary intake: a literature review
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2020

A pilot study of an online produce market combined with a fruit and vegetable prescription program for rural families
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2016

Food-related behavior and intake of adult main meal preparers of 9-10 year-old children participating in iCook 4-H: A five-state childhood obesity prevention pilot study
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