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Eat smart: Nutrition for your brain

Research shows that food may influence mood, brain chemistry, cognitive function and the risk of dementia as we get older. This presentation will reveal what foods to eat for general wellbeing, better brain function and healthy brain ageing.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand how nutrition can influence mood, cognitive function and risk of dementia 
  • Articulate what foods can support mood and mental wellbeing
  • Identify the dietary patterns that are most protective against dementia and list a sample ‘day on the plate’
  • Utilise nutrition as a lifestyle strategy to support mental health and brain function