- Duration3 weeks
- Weekly study3 hours
- Extra BenefitsFrom $69
Food and Mood : Improving Mental Health Through Diet and Nutrition
Optimise your mental and brain health through diet and nutrition.
Poor diet and poor mental health are the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. We now know that diet quality is a modifiable factor that is linked to mental and brain health across all stages of our lives.
We will explore how our daily diets may 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.
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course has been created for consumers and practitioners who are interested in improving and managing mental health with diet; including those who would like to undertake further study in this area.
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