Food for the Brain issues monthly newsletters to e-subscribers. These include opinion pieces on hot topics and a research round-up of new studies associated with optimum nutrition and mental health. They also include updates on the Food for the Brain research projects and any upcoming events.
Listed below are the monthly issues, including the opinion piece and a brief outline of additional topics covered. You can sign up here to receive the full newsletter by email each month.
Opinion piece What's the best test for early detection of memory decline?
Case in point Preventing Alzheimer's disease.
Six Steps to Prevent Alzheimer's Take steps to protect your memory.
View Betrinac film on Alzheimer's prevention
B vitamin supplements stop Alzheimer's brain shrinkage
Let the sunshine in: vitamin D good for mental health.
B vitamins help schizophrenia: folic acid and B12 help reduce 'negative' symptoms in schizophrenia.
Folic acid brain boost: folic acid in pregnancy reduces risk of autism in children.
Opinion piece Coconut oil: Can it help protect your memory?
Editorial Jerome Burne.
Anxious about tranquillisers There are alternatives.
Omega-3 mood boost: omega-3 fish oil boosts mood in depressed elderly.
Brain spa: silicon-rich mineral water may reduce aluminium and increase cognition in Alzheimer’s patients
Recipe of the month Nutritious chocolate crunchies.
Volunteers Fundraising Manager, Grants Volunteer, Legal Support.
Brain allergies Can food allergies be responsible for your changes in your mental health?
Could a gluten- and casein-free diet be the answer? Gluten and casein-free diet improves autism symptoms.
Fish oil boosts reading: omega-3 improves reading in ‘normal’ children.
The right start for baby brain: healthier foods in infancy lead to more intelligent children.
Recipes Back to School ideas.
Events Dr Bill Walsh at the Chy Sawel Project conference on Schizophrenia.
Volunteer Fundraising manager, legal support, Grants assistance.
The marketing of bipolar disorder and mood stabilisers How many drugs would be required if patients were first offered psychology and nutrition counselling?
Join the campaign To stop drug companies killing for profits.
Western diet fuels ADHD: high intake of fat, sugar and salt associated with ADHD.
In the family Autism, Schizophrenia and Bipolar share common underlying factors.
Get the kids into the kitchen Involving children in preparing meals improves their food choices.
Volunteer Fundraising; Legal support.
Sugar Babes Don’t Be Crazy.
Parkinson’s diet? Mediterranean diet might lower risk for Parkinson’s disease.
O-three beats ß-amyloid Omega-3 fats reduce beta-amyloid in the blood.
Ketogenic diet for Alzheimer’s Ketogenic diet may be useful in Alzheimer’s disease.
Cognitive Function Test Over 6000 people complete the annual retest, some bugs in the system under review.
Smart Kids project Now live on the Food for the Brain Website!
Skype consultations Now available at the Brain Bio Centre.
Volunteer Fundraising and technical support.
Spotlight on autism in World Autism Month Nutrition can be a valuable resource in an area with limited treatment option.
Dear Prime Minister Plea for funding to enable further development of the Cognitive Function Test.
A flawed analysis? Meta-analysis shows no cognitive benefit of homocysteine-lowering.
Dehydration blues? Mild dehydration results in lower mood in normal healthy women.
Healthy body, healthy brain? A high saturated fat diet increases markers of Alzheimer’s (in mice).
Cognitive Function Test Annual retest reminders.
How to stop your brain ageing Drug trails have failed to deliver results for Alzheimer's whilst emerging evidence points towards prevention as being key through diet and lifestyle modifications.
Mediterranean diet better for the brain Research study finds that a Mediterranean diet is associated with a healthier brain.
The downside of poor sleep Poor sleep linked with inflammation, which can increase the risk of mental health disorders.
Omega-3 brain boost Further research evidence that high omega-3 levels are associated with bigger better brains.
Overeating is not just bad for your waistline! A higher calorie intake is associated with increased risk of mild cognitive impairment.
Cognitive Function Test pilot Thank you to the 400 volunteers who helped pilot the new test.
Further information on healthy ageing Patrick Holford is delivering a series of lectures in UK, Ireland and Canada throughout April and releasing a new book "The Secrets of Healthy Ageing'.
Insomnia Melatonin and adrenalin are two key components in the chemistry of sleep and these can be supported through diet and/or supplements.
Case study Addressing a deficiency in magnesium and serotonin improved Richard's sleep significantly.
Keep it simple A simple, healthy diet is best for ADHD.
Feeding the autistic brain Multi-nutrients reduce symptoms and improve biological function.
Use it or lose it Cognitive activity throughout life supports a healthy brain.
Volunteers needed To test the new Cognitive Function Test...over 100,000 people have now completed the original online.
Cognitive Function Test Can you spare 30 mins to test-run the new annual test prior to its launch in March?
Are you a statistician? Can you spare some time to support the research on the Alzheimer's Prevention Project?
Are you a psychiatrist with PANSS experience? Can you spare some time to participate in our Schizophrenia Research Project?
Food and the shrinking brain Better levels of vitamins, omega 3s and lower levels of trans fats may reduce dementia risk.
Egg it up Choline intake is associated with improved cognitive function.
Fish food Eating fish may keep your brain healthier for longer.
In decline from 45? Cognitive decline begins earlier than previously thought.