A new study reveals how adipocytes, or fat cells, play a role in cognitive decline and increased neurodegeneration risks. Using genetically modified mouse models, researchers found oxidative stress through exposure to a Western diet increased the production of inflammatory cytokines confined to adipocytes and altered protein markers of memory and cognition in the hippocampus.
A diet high in processed foods leads to neuroinflammation and memory decline in older rats, a new study reports. Supplementing a processed food diet with DHA, an omega 3 fatty acid, helped mitigate memory problems and reduce inflammation.
Overall, restrictive eating was the only feeding practice that linked parent and child emotional eating.
Children who regularly consume fruits and vegetables have better mental well-being than their peers who do not consume fresh fruit and vegetables. Those who eat five or more servings of fruits and veggies a day have a better overall mental well-being score, researchers report.
An experimental diet that reduced the intake of omega-6 fatty acids and increased omega-3 fatty acids improved mood variability in those with bipolar disorder.
Study reveals a direct link between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and improved cognitive function.
First of a kind study reveals the causal relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption, exercise, and happiness, rather than a generalized correlation.
A study conducted on Japanese men and women found peanut consumption decreased the risk of cardiovascular disease and ischemic stroke.
Substituting 10% of daily caloric intake from processed and red meats with legumes, nuts, and seafood can reduce your dietary carbon footprint by one-third, and add 48 "healthy minutes" to your daily life.