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We exist to help better understand the link between nutrition and behaviour

  • Policy

    Omega-3s and Heart Disease

    The IFBB's response to the recent Cochrane Collaboration report.

  • Mercury Myths

    The IFBB believe that the health benefits of eating fish and seafood outweigh any theoretical risks and urge U.K. dietary guidelines to revisit their advisory.

The Interesting Stuff

What you really need to know

  • Mental Health

    It is detrimental to brain structure and function when the diet is deficient in vitamins, minerals, fats and amino acids.

  • Brain & Learning

    What we eat affects our bodies, both in the short term and over months or years.

  • Ageing & Dementia

    As people age, they often expect to experience cognitive decline: memory problems and slower thinking.

  • Offending Behaviour

    Chronic deficiencies of crucial micronutrients may disrupt the normal functions of the mind.

  • Developing Brain

    Development is a complex, life-long dance between genes and many other factors.

  • About Micronutrients

    Micronutrients are about forty biochemicals that include vitamins, several fatty acids and a number of inorganic elements.

  • What Makes a Good Diet?

    Even when calorie and protein intake is adequate, micronutrient deficiency can occur if your range of foods is too narrow.

  • On Your Plate

    Have you ever wondered which foods contain the essential dietary fats and nutrients?

More About The Science

Some of the evidence for why it really matters

  • On your plate

    How Has Diet Changed?

    Given their high calorie intakes you might expect the mid-Victorians to be hugely overweight but early photographs reveal that the mid-Victorians were almost universally slim and well-muscled.

  • Mental Health

    Brain & Mental Health

    The escalation of mental ill-health represents one of the most concerning challenges in the 21st century burden of disease.

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