Eating for your mental health doesn’t have to be complicated. These low-prep recipes are for the days when making a meal feels like too much
Too much sugar can actually be detrimental to the normal growth of the brain
Not all nutrients are created equal when it comes to engagement
Research suggests physical activity can help promote better diet
Analysis of people who eat mushrooms suggests they have a lower risk of developing depression
Excessive intake of simple sugar at puberty could be a risk factor of psychiatric disorders
Study found children aged eight or nine were more likely to be obese if their mother had a poor diet during – and before – pregnancy
The order in which the food is presented on a menu may make a difference
Young women who took four weeks of prebiotic supplements made healthier food choices and consumed less sugar
A balanced gut has a diverse microbiota, reducing inflammation and disease
Ultra-processed diets could be playing a role in the escalation of angry rhetoric
It has quickly become apparent just how essential the gut microbiome is in controlling biological processes
No number large enough to provoke action when it comes to conveying the magnitude of human suffering caused by diet-related diseases
Addictive eating involves intense cravings unrelated to hunger, tolerance for large quantities of food, and feelings of withdrawal.
Research demonstrates a clear connection between nicotine withdrawal and the desire to consume high-fat, high-calorie junk foods
Accredited Practising Dietitians (APD) are pushing to be officially recognised as mental health practitioners.
A junk food diet may increase the risk of dangerous driving among truck drivers by boosting fatigue
"Food Coma": Causes, symptoms, and prevention
Ultraprocessed foods associated with a 22% increased risk for future depression
Children who eat a better diet, packed with fruit and vegetables, have better mental wellbeing
Another way in which perception influences the Diet-Mental Health Relationship
Changes occurring in the gut microbiota from prolonged confinement
A diet designed to alter levels of specific fatty acids may help patients have less variability in mood
Scientists are now beginning to understand how microbes contribute to well-being
Psychological health can be a fundamental element in the treatment of adults with obesity
The pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives – from work, to school, to shopping – and now even the way we eat, particularly family meals
Study breaks down foods into three zones defined by how many minutes of health were gained or lost as a result of including them in your diet
Rebalancing the gut microbiome may be a promising step toward easing depression
Looking into history sheds insight into why dieting sets up so much struggle
This meta-analysis on depression in vegetarians and non-vegetarians found that on average, vegetarians had a more depressed mood
New study shows that at least 1/2 serving/day of foods high in flavonoids have a 20% lower risk of cognitive decline
Your gut-brain connection could be contributing to more than just your digestive issues.
A diet rich in fermented foods enhances the diversity of gut microbes and decreases molecular signs of inflammation
Children who consume too much sugar could be at greater risk of becoming obese, hyperactive, and cognitively impaired
Nearly 70% of St. Louis homicides last year occurred in low-income areas with no access to a grocery store or supermarket
People living with obesity who attended a non-judgemental and personalized lifestyle modification program improved their cardiovascular and mental health during just 10 weeks, according to a study
Women's mental health likely has a higher association with dietary factors than men's
Those who consumed more fruits and vegetables daily had lower stress levels than those who consumed less F&Vs daily
Lack of protein in the foods served at aged care centres increases risk of malnutrition. Research shows that improving the menu has pay offs
High dietary intake of animal products, processed foods, alcohol and sugar, support a gut microbiome that encourages inflammation
A new study shows sugar intake in childhood leads to learning and memory issues in adulthood
Another study demonstrating diet's effects on workplace performance and behavior
Eating highly processed foods could be associated with weight gain finds a new study
Emotional eaters had a stronger appetite response and found food to be more pleasant when experiencing negative emotions compared to when they felt neutral emotions
A new study says the next generation of 'health conscious' products should focus on food texture to enhance the feeling of being full
Canadians between the ages of 45 and 85, were less likely to exhibit PTSD if they consumed two-three fiber sources daily
New research suggests two factors closely linked with diet may be strong predictors of which children develop serious mental illness
Does diet play a role in regulating our fight or flight (stress) response?
The correlation between the gut microbiota and neurodegenerative disorders characteristic of Alzheimer's disease is established
New research on the role for fructose (a component of sugar) and uric acid (a fructose metabolite) in behavioral disorders
An intervention of exercise and nutritional supplementation resulted improvements in many levels of cognitive functioning in airmen
This Nutritionist is an expert in helping people plan quick and simple healthy meals and learning how to do so affordably
Dietary flavonoids from berries, apples, and other plant-based foods help protect against Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia
New research finds that increasing fruit and vegetable consumption may improve psychological well-being in as little as 2 weeks
Giving nutritional supplements to young children in low income countries for around 6 months could improve their brain (cognitive) health
Healthy eating is associated with better self-esteem and fewer emotional and peer problems
The greatest benefits come from eating 10 servings of fruits and veggies (FV) a day
Can fruits and veggies help offset the negative psychological impacts of divorce? Of unemployment?
Evidence for a positive correlation between sugar and cancer, which may have far-reaching impacts on diets for cancer patients
Eating junk food can alter your brain's ability to help you regulate your junk food intake
This research study assesses self-reported food consumption in a sample of Italians during the COVID-19 quarantine
This review speculates the importance of nutrition as a mitigation strategy to support immune function amid COVID-19
More evidence that eating a healthy diet can help reduce symptoms of depression
What we eat can affect the outcome of chemotherapy because of ripple effects that begin in our gut
People who eat lots of ultra-processed foods are more likely to develop heart disease and to die sooner than those who stick with foods in their original form, two large studies conclude.
Psychological and behavioral therapies may be effective non-drug treatments for reducing disease-causing inflammation in the body
The first clinical trial of probiotics in bipolar disorder is out, and the results look promising
Unhealthy food seems to make the body's defenses more aggressive in the long term.
The variety of genes in gut bacteria is greater than 100 times the quantity of the human genome.
A study examining the impact of the Western diet and lifestyle on our immune function
Aim to fill your plate with fruit, dairy, poultry, fish, and vegetables—instead of processed and fried foods—research suggests...
Frozen veggies line the freezers from top to bottom at the grocery store. But with many myths floating around today discrediting frozen...
Recent research has shown that the gut microbiome plays an essential role in the body’s immune response to infection and in maintaining overall health
Healthy eating is especially important for keeping your immune system in top condition. Here are some steps you can take to eat healthy in the times of COVID
Drinking plain water is associated with decreased risk of depression and anxiety in adults: results from a large cross-sectional study
People in almost every region of the world could benefit from rebalancing their diets to eat optimal amounts of various foods and nutrients
Diet is an important risk factor for cancer that is amenable to intervention.