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Is Food Insecurity Affecting College Students’ Mental Health and Academic Performance?

-by CNP Contributor Tara Cristobal-Rivera- Food insecurity affects over 13 million households in the U.S. alone. Food insecurity means having minimal or no access to nutritious and safe foods. While this affects every age bracket of the population ranging from...

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Does Exposure to Food Advertisements Influence Dietary Intake?

-by CNP Staff- The Diet Sensory-Perceptual Relationship (DSPR) is a central component of the Diet-Mental Health Relationship (DMHR) — and one of the six major elements defining the field of Nutritional Psychology (NP). The DSPR examines the interconnected relationship between...

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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 consideration 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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