Food and Mood: Improving Mental Health Through Diet and Nutrition
Explore the relationship between nutrition and brain health, why it matters, and how to work towards positive food changes.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone with an interest, or with experience of, good or bad mental health.
This is an introductory course which might be of interest to healthcare practitioners working with people with mental and brain health issues or in roles related to diet, nutrition and mental and brain health education.
What topics will you cover?
The relationship between diet/nutrition and mental and brain health
Factors influencing diet, nutrition and mental health
Dietary styles, behaviours, guidelines and assessment
The role of inflammation and gut microbiota for mental health
How diet can be optimised for mental and brain health
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Describe the relationship between diet/nutrition, and mental and brain health
Explain why diet and nutrition are important for mental and brain health.
Explore the principles and strategies of dietary change.