You Are What You Eat: Nutritional Psychiatry's Recipe for Success

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July 10, 2023

Nutritional psychiatry is an emerging field that explores the connection between nutrition science and mental and emotional well-being. Dr. Uma Naidoo, our guest on this week’s podcast episode, is a trailblazer in the field and who calls food “one of the most potent mental health medicines available.” We speak with Dr. Naidoo about how nutrients in everyday foods can benefit and hinder our mental health, the connection between gut health and the brain, and the potential of nutrition as a supportive tool for conditions like depression, anxiety, and more.

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Uma Naidoo, MD | Director of Nutritional & Lifestyle Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and author of This Is Your Brain on Food

LuAnn Heinen | Vice President, Business Group on Health

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Duration 34 min

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