Diet and Cognition

The CNP Diet and Cognition Research Category consolidates research exploring the interconnected relationship between dietary intake and cognition. 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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2022

Dietary flavonoids and human cognition: A meta-analysis

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2024

Abdominal fat depots are related to lower cognitive functioning and brain volumes in middle-aged males at high Alzheimer’s risk

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2023

Something to snack on: Can dietary modulators boost mind and body?

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2024

The effects of dark chocolate on cognitive performance during cognitively demanding tasks: A randomized, single-blinded, crossover, dose-comparison study

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2024

Effect of multivitamin-mineral supplementation versus placebo on cognitive function: results from the clinic subcohort of the COcoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study (COSMOS) randomized clinical trial and meta-analysis of 3 cognitive studies within COSMOS

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2022

Association of dietary intake of flavonols with changes in global cognition and several cognitive abilities

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2023

Benefits of wasabi supplements with 6-MSITC (6-Methylsulfinyl Hexyl Isothiocyanate) on memory functioning in healthy adults aged 60 years and older: Evidence from a double-blinded randomized controlled trial

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2022

The EAT–Lancet reference diet and cognitive function across the life course

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2021

The impact of dietary macronutrient intake on cognitive function and the brain

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2023

The effect of beta-carotene on cognitive function: A systematic review

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2023

Mid-life adherence to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet and late-life subjective cognitive complaints in women

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2021

How does fasting affect cognition? An updated systematic review (2013–2020)

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2021

Cognitive function in binge eating disorder and food addiction: A systematic review and three-level meta-analysis

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2023

Trial of the MIND diet for prevention of cognitive decline in older persons

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2016

Meta-analysis of the association between tea intake and the risk of cognitive disorders

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2014

Green tea extract enhances parieto-frontal connectivity during working memory processing

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2023

Dietary patterns and Alzheimer's Disease: An updated review linking nutrition to neuroscience

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2023

Excess dietary sugar alters colonocyte metabolism and impairs the proliferative response to damage

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2023

Dietary flavanols restore hippocampal-dependent memory in older adults with lower diet quality and lower habitual flavanol consumption

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2023

Multivitamin supplementation improves memory in older adults: A randomized clinical trial

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2021

The effect of recent meal recall and its implications for weight loss

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2020

The role of memory ability, depth and mode of recall in the impact of memory on later consumption

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2023

Nutritional elements in sleep

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2020

Moderators of the impact of (poly)phenols interventions on psychomotor functions and BDNF: Insights from subgroup analysis and meta-regression

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2023

Impact of nut consumption on cognition across the lifespan

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2018

The role of dietary and lifestyle factors in maintaining cognitive health

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2022

Adherence to a Mediterranean Diet is associated with physical and cognitive health: A cross-sectional analysis of community-dwelling older Australians

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2022

Dietary patterns and cognitive function in older New Zealand adults: the REACH study