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Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Nutritional Psychiatry

Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Nutritional Psychiatry


In this episode:
– The current research which indicates an important link between nutrition and mood disorders
– The gut microbiome and its role in maintaining psychological wellness
– How dietary modifications can change brain function in as little as a few weeks
Host: Dr Terri Foran, Sexual Health Physician; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW
Guest: Prof Felice Jacka, Director of the Food & Mood Centre at Deakin University; Founder and President of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research (ISNPR)
Total time: 16 mins
Recommended Resources:
The Food & Mood Centre website
– Dr Jack’s books, Brain Changer and There’s a Zoo in my Poo
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