In the short-term, inflammation is a sign your body is healing. But persistent levels of inflammation in blood and tissue, called ‘inflammaging’, is linked to disease. Diet might help.
Research shows the key to changing your diet is focusing on changing eating habits and food behaviours, one at a time.
From low histamine to anti-inflammatory diets, people on social media have been touting a variety of eating patterns to help manage long COVID.
Researchers are trying to understand whether ultraprocessed foods erode brain health in the aging process.
Here are some simple things you can do everyday to help your immune system fight off infections.
The Nordic diet places a greater emphasis on eating wholefoods and less (if any) processed foods.
Vegetarian and vegan diets are the best for the planet. But most omnivores simply won’t switch to them. It’s realistic to promote the Mediterranean diet instead.
A new study has explored whether cardiovascular risk factors are associated with a higher likelihood of depression.
Extra virgin olive oil contains polyphenols, which studies have linked to a range of different health benefits.
Some obese people lack the classic metabolic risk factors of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar linked with obesity. But are they still at risk for heart disease and diabetes?
Ultra-processed foods high in sugar, fat and empty carbs are bad for the mind as well as the body. Lack of micronutrients affects brain function and influences mood and mental health symptoms.
Our research provides clear evidence pro-inflammatory diets are linked to poor health, including heart attacks, bowel cancer and depression.
Food can be a great way of breaking out of the confines of lockdown.
Olive oil, grapes and fish. There’s a lot to love about the Mediterranean diet but focusing on it might be a way to exclude other healthy and global diets.
Our research found that following a Mediterranean diet was linked with less frailty, inflammation, and maintaining better cognitive function.
We found that drinking red wine is linked with an increase in gut bacteria diversity.
We pick healthy foods to look after our bodies, but research shows certain healthy choices can also benefit our brains.
Both diets can help to lower cholesterol, but which is better?
In moderate doses, alcohol is more of a medicine than a poison.
These four “natural” therapies for depression have rigorous, peer-reviewed scientific studies to support their use.