Diet

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National Cancer Institute Seeks Psychological Scientists for a 3-Day “Ideas Lab”

https://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/brp/hbrb/sandpit.html The National Cancer Institute (NCI), the US’s leading federal agency for cancer research, seeks psychological scientists interested in studying five behaviors related to cancer: tobacco use, alcohol consumption, dietary behavior, physical activity, and UV exposure. Researchers are invited to apply for a 3-day “ideas lab,” a residential workshop aimed More

Scientists Explore How Nutrition May Feed Mental Health

Good nutrition has long been viewed as a cornerstone of physical health, but research increasingly is showing diet’s effect on mental health as well. A special section in Clinical Psychological Science highlights the different approaches that psychology researchers are taking to understand the many ways in which nutrition and mental health intersect. Decades More

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Rocky Relationships Linked With Unhealthy Diets

Romantic relationships certainly contribute to emotional as well as physical well-being, but studies indicate that people in distressed marriages are at risk for a slew of health problems, including cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and even early death. Psychological scientist Lisa Jaremka (University of Delaware) and colleagues hypothesized that one way More