Eating healthy foods doesn’t just improve our physical health. It can benefit our mental health, too.
Many chronic diseases increase our risk of Alzheimer's disease. This link between our bodies and our brains means certain healthy choices could protect our cognitive function.
The earlier a baby is born, the greater the risk of poor health.
A new review of 70 studies involving nearly 20,000 women found taking omega-3 supplements in pregnancy reduces the risk of premature labour.
The final word on omega 3 supplements and heart health.
New study in mice shows that omega-3 in mother protects babies' gut health for life.
Every woman and her disease are different, and each will respond in her own way to different types of foods.
There's some logic in eating and avoiding certain foods if you have endometriosis. And there are some studies that confirm this logic, but then others seem to refute it. And everyone is unique too.
Six scientists on the supplements they take every day and why they take them.
You can eat and cook with whole hemp seeds (right), hearts (centre) and ground seed (left).
Hemp seeds are now legal as a food product in Australia. They won't make you high, but they are very nutritious.
A study of middle-aged British women shows that omega-3 has beneficial effects on gut health.
Recent evidence seems to deny the benefit of fish oil supplements for heart health. But the quality of the studies is not that great.
Researchers are trying to evaluate whether athletes benefit from taking fish-oil supplements.
Scientists have investigated the complicated link between omega-3 fatty acids and fitness.
Evidence supports a review of dietary guidelines around the ideal balance of omega 6 to omega 3 dietary fats.
A prominent new paper reflects growing global sentiment amongst scientists and dieticians to review advice relating to the types of dietary fats we should consume for optimal health.
Few people know what fatty acids are, which ones are harmful or beneficial, and how to identify them.
Despite the increase in cardiovascular disease in the developing world, not enough is being been done to improve public awareness of the benefits and harms of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ fatty acids.
Vitamin D and fish oil are some of the supplements that can enhance effects of antidepressant medications.
Taking some nutrient supplements together with antidepressants can enhance the medication's effects, our new research has found.
Don't confuse studies doubting some of the benefits with the bigger picture.
While nutrient supplementation can have a role in treating certain psychiatric disorders, all kinds of nutrients should, in the first instance, be consumed as part of a balanced wholefood diet.
A growing body of research points to the detrimental effect of unhealthy diets and the protective value of healthy diets – along with select nutritional supplements as required – for maintaining and promoting mental health.
Women taking omega-3 supplements during pregnancy will not have smarter children, according to a new study. The study, carried…
Eating higher amounts of omega-3 DHA may give you a better night’s sleep, according to new research. Some 362 children took…