Researchers have identified a novel link between dietary nutrition and an increased risk of PTSD. Increased consumption of pastries, chocolate, pulses, and nuts on a daily basis increased PTSD risk. However, consuming two to three sources of fiber daily decreased the risk.
Children aged between 10-12 were almost three times as likely to make healthier eating decisions after watching cooking shows that featured healthy foods.
Poor nutrition was linked to an increased risk of depression in middle-aged and older adults. Men who consume higher levels of fat and lower levels of omega-3 were more prone to depression. A diet low in fruits and vegetables was also associated with increased depression risks.
Supplements marketed to promote 'brain health' often overstate the products' benefits and do little-to-nothing to improve the aging brain. Researchers investigate the hidden dangers and false claims behind these products, which are highly profitable for manufacturers, but not so beneficial for consumers.
According to researchers, modern primates, including humans, are still able to digest insects as well as our ancestors did. The CHIA gene allows us to digest an insect's exoskeleton, researchers report.
A new study reveals nutritional deficiencies in early stages of psychosis. Dietary intervention may help to maximize recovery.