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Child Nutritional Psychology: Diet Increases Risk of Mental Health Issues in Adulthood

By CNP Contributor Lisa Hannaby  
Cardiometabolic disorders often occur alongside certain mental health conditions like depression and psychosis. But these disorders are generally deemed an issue for the aging population and not for children, which subsequently leads to indifference…

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Our Cognitive-Behavioral Relationship with Junk Food – Interoceptive Awareness to the Rescue?

-by CNP Staff- Our Diet-Mental Health Relationship is complex. When it comes to taking control of our dietary intake patterns (from the inside out) and making conscious decisions to support our mood and psychological health, research shows that increasing something...

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Diet Quality and Mental Health Amongst Acute Inpatient Psychiatric Patients

Taking into cosnideration the global shift to a diet rich in refined carbohydrates, this exploratory study examined the self-reported dietary habits of psychiatric inpatients in the psychiatric unit of an academic hospital. After gathering a detailed diet history of patients’...

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A New Path Forward: Introduction to Nutritional Psychology Methods (NP 110)

Thirty years ago, there existed no university-level education in how diet and nutrients relate to human behavior and psychological functioning. Over time, an increasing number of students, professionals, practitioners, and researchers realized that there is indeed a connection between what...

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Nutritional Psychology Influences of Diet on Perception

Background The global diabetes prevalence in 2019 is estimated to be 9.3% (463 million people), rising to 10.2% (578 million) by 2030 and 10.9% (700 million) by 2045.1 While diabetes is generally approached from a biomedical model, this study demonstrated that psychological and perceptual...

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