IFBB exists to improve the lives of individuals and communities by conducting research into the link between nutrition and behaviour, promoting public understanding and working to effect policy change.Learn more about us
Dr Rachel Gow has been appointed to an Associate Fellowship of the Institute for Food, Brain & Behaviour.
The government has asked Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent (founders
of Leon restaurants) to put together a school food plan that will build
on the successes of the past seven years, accelerate the improvements in
school food, and define what role schools have to play in shaping the
eating habits of Britain’s children. This is IFBB's submission.
The relevance of the For Starters report to the IFBB’s work is significant and we welcome its publication as encouraging evidence that, at last, early-years nutrition is being taken seriously by others seeking to influence UK policymakers.
A summary of the activity and financial position of the IFBB in 2011/12.
Self-control, less impulsive behaviour, and the ability to stop and think before acting are associated with healthy prefrontal activity, while hyperactivity and impulsivity have been linked to prefrontal dysfunction or immaturity.
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Fish and seafood are the only naturally occuring sources of the vital long-chain omega 3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, which are critical for brain development and function. It's the old folk wisdom – fish really is good for the brain!Find out more