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News and Articles about Nutrition and Mental Health

Nutrition for Anxious Children

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought much disruption, fear and anxiety, and this is particularly true amongst children and teens who have been affected by school closures, physical distancing and new…

FDA Decision on Dementia Drug, Aducanumab

Today, the US FDA has licenced aducanumab, an amyloid protein drug developed for dementia treatment. It has already failed in clinical trials, adding to the 300 studies that have failed. In a…

Autism and the Gut Microbiome

Estimated reading time: 5 mins The Gut Brain Axis The gut microbiome, defined as the bacteria that colonises our digestive tract, seems to be a buzz word at the moment within…

Managing Anxiety During COVID-19

COVID-19 virus has brought much panic and disruption, dramatically changing normal life in a very short space of time. We are in uncharted territory and if the outbreak has left…

5 Steps to Mental Wellbeing During COVID-19

Throughout this period of forced social isolation, many are fortunate enough to be living with family and therefore may not feel the negative effects of social distancing as much. However,…

4 Great Sleep Hacks to Improve Mental Wellbeing

Just one night of little sleep can have a significant impact on our mental wellbeing and cognitive function.  Although it may appear that our brain completely switches off whilst we’re…