nutritional psychiatry

A Mind of Your Own: The Truth about Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives

This book has been written by Dr. Kelly Brogan. The publishers say: “Depression is one of the UK’s leading causes of disability. One in four women in their 40s are prescribed antidepressant drugs BUT depression is a sign of malfunction of…
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What happened when I ate ultra-processed food for a month

There is increasing evidence that the food we eat has a significant impact, positive or negative, on our mental health (see for example Brain Changer: How diet can save your mental health – cutting-edge science from an expert ). This BBC article is about an experiment involving Dr Chris van Tulleken and a month-long diet he…
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Food and Mood: Improving Mental Health Through Diet and Nutrition

This free, online course is offered by FutureLearn (owned by the Open University) and explores the relationship between nutrition and brain health, why it matters, and how to work towards positive food changes. “Poor diet and poor mental health are leading causes of…
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Brain Changer: How diet can save your mental health – cutting-edge science from an expert

This book has been written by Prof. Felice Jacka. The publisher says: “A combination of Professor Felice Jacka’s love of food and her own experience of depression and anxiety as a young woman led her to question whether what we put…
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Gut Feelings Study

The Food and Mood Centre (Deakin University, Australia) is conducting research into ‘psychobiotics’. The researchers say: “The term ‘psychobiotics’ has recently been coined to refer to treatments for mental and neurological conditions that act via the gut microbiome. Specifically, these could…
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