Diet and Brain

The CNP Diet and Brain Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and the brain. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP-written abstract summary, click “CNP Summary.” While only some of the CNP-written abstract summaries are available below for free, all abstract summaries are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership.

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2020

Western Diet: Implications for Brain Function and Behavior

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2021

Obesity and sex-related associations with differential effects of sucralose vs sucrose on appetite and reward processing: A randomized crossover trial

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Reframing appetitive reinforcement learning and reward valuation as effects mediated by hippocampal-dependent behavioral inhibition

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2021

In pursuit of healthy aging: Effects of nutrition on brain function

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2020

Dietary diversity Is associated with memory status in chinese adults: A prospective study

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2021

Green tea consumption is associated with annual changes in hippocampal volumes: A longitudinal study in community-dwelling middle-aged and older Japanese individuals

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2021

Dietary diversity is associated with longitudinal changes in hippocampal volume among Japanese community dwellers

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2017

Nutritional factors affecting adult neurogenesis and cognitive function

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2021

High fructose corn syrup-moderate fat diet potentiates anxio-depressive behavior and alters ventral striatal neuronal signaling

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2019

High-fat diet worsens the impact of aging on microglial function and morphology in a region-specific manner (animal)

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2020

Withdrawal from extended, intermittent access to a highly palatable diet impairs Hippocampal memory function and neurogenesis: effects of Memantine

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2011

Higher reported saturated fat and refined sugar intake is associated with reduced hippocampal-dependent memory and sensitivity to interoceptive signals

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2018

Reduced cognitive function, increased blood-brain-barrier transport and inflammatory responses, and altered brain metabolites in LDLr -/-and C57BL/6 mice fed a western diet

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Impaired brain homeostasis and neurogenesis in diet-induced overweight zebrafish: a preventive role from A. borbonica extract (animal)

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Mitochondrial dynamics in the brain are associated with feeding, glucose homeostasis, and whole-body metabolism

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2015

High on food: the interaction between the neural circuits for feeding and for reward

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2018

Hedonic eating and the "delicious circle": From lipid-derived mediators to brain dopamine and back

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2020

Ghrelin and orexin interact to increase meal size through a descending hippocampus to hindbrain signaling pathway

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2020

Dietary sugar inhibits satiation by decreasing the central processing of sweet taste

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2019

Dietary fructose-induced gut dysbiosis promotes mouse hippocampal neuroinflammation: a benefit of short-chain fatty acids

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2018

Association of long-term diet quality with hippocampal volume: longitudinal cohort study

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A high-fat diet promotes depression-like behavior in mice by suppressing hypothalamic PKA signaling (animal study)

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2002

A high-fat, refined sugar diet reduces hippocampal brain-derived neurotrophic factor, neuronal plasticity, and learning

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2016

High-fat diet Induced anxiety and anhedonia: Impact on brain homeostasis and inflammation (animal)

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2017

High-fat diet and aging interact to produce neuroinflammation and impair hippocampal- and amygdalar-dependent memory (animal)

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2018

Long term Westernized diet leads to region-specific changes in brain signaling mechanisms (animal)

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2019

A high-fat high-sugar diet in adolescent rats impairs social memory and alters chemical markers characteristic of atypical neuroplasticity and parvalbumin interneuron depletion in the medial prefrontal cortex (animal)

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2016

A high-fat diet decreases GABA concentration in the frontal cortex and hippocampus of rats (animal)

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2018

Chronic consumption of a western diet modifies the DNA methylation profile in the frontal cortex of mice (animal)

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2011

Western diet consumption and cognitive impairment: links to hippocampal dysfunction and obesity

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2019

Dietary fructose-induced gut dysbiosis promotes mouse hippocampal neuroinflammation: a benefit of short-chain fatty acids

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2017

High-fat diet and aging interact to produce neuroinflammation and impair hippocampal- and amygdalar-dependent memory

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2020

Hippocampal-dependent appetitive control is impaired by experimental exposure to a Western-style diet

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