Closing the circle of high-sugar diets and depression

Against a backdrop of increasing concern about both obesity and depressive illness amongst European populations, an EU-funded study contributes pioneering research about the link between high-sugar intake and mood disorders. Read the full report on the EC Cordis...

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MooDFOOD Final Workshop and Poster Session

The final interactive MooDFOOD project workshop was held in Brussels on 3 December 2018 at the beautiful Museum of Natural Sciences. The Consortium was joined by 30 additional stakeholders representing the patient, mental health, obesity, policy, dietitian and...

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Final MooDFOOD Workshop

The consortium looks forward to hosting the final MooDFOOD Project workshop in Brussels on 3 December 2018. We anticipate a full house with stakeholders from across policy, nutrition, mental health, industry and the patient community Stay tuned for project results,...

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MooDFOOD Questionnaire

As we approach the final stage of EU Project MooDFOOD, we needs your input. Please answer our brief questionnaire - available in several languages, with versions for clinicians, patients and the general public: buff.ly/2Kd3rQ0buff.ly/2Kd3rQ0

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MooDFOOD Project Update – January 2018

In July 2015, the first participants were introduced to the MooDFOOD study in Germany. Since then, almost 6000 persons have been screened to determine whether they were appropriate candidates to participate in the study; ultimately 1025 were included over...

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MooDFPPD at IUNS 2017

MooDFOOD at IUNS 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina MooDFOOD colleague Laura Winkens recently presented at the IUNS symposium, the 21st International Congress of Nutrition. The theme of the meeting was “from sciences to nutritional security.” Following the...

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Meet MooDFOOD Consortium Partner Liisa Lähteenmäki

I am delighted to share this conversation with Liisa Lähteenmäki, the principal investigator for WP1 of the EU MooDFOOD project. This part of the project is looking at both observational and experimental evidence on the bi-directional link between...

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New research from the MooDFOOD team:

Men with high sugar intakes have an increased likelihood of common mental disorders (such as anxiety and depression) after 5 years compared to those with low intakes, according to UCL research. The study also showed that having a mood disorder did not make...

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MooDFOOD at ISNPR

MooDFOOD is delighted to be presenting the project at the first International Society of Nutritional Psychiatry Research this summer. This meeting will reflect the broad spectrum of research, from the sub-cellular to translation and implementation science...

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MooDFOOD at ISNPR

Professor Marjolein Visser is a nutritionist and epidemiologist and professor of Healthy Ageing with specific attention to nutrition and clinical dietetics at the Department of Health Sciences of the VU University in Amsterdam, as well as the Department of...

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