Food and Mood : Improving Mental Health Through Diet and Nutrition
Duration: 3 weeks with 3 hours of study per week
How will this course work?
Poor diet and poor mental health are the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Critically, we now know that diet quality is a key modifiable factor influencing mental and brain health across all stages of our lives.
We will explore how our daily diets affect our mental and brain health, including the role of our immune system and gut microbiome.
The course will provide research evidence, practical examples, skills development, and collaboration on dietary intake assessment, strategies and resource sharing for dietary change.
What topics will you cover?
- Diet and nutrition in mental and brain health.
- Understanding biological mechanisms.
- Changing diet to optimise mental and brain health.