You are (Mentally) What You Eat

Dr. Jessica Pogran
Dr. Jessica Pogran

In the workshop, participants will delve into the intricate relationship between the brain and the gut at a biological level. Throughout the session, attendees will unravel the significance of gut health in the context of mental illness, shedding light on how our dietary choices profoundly impact our mental well-being. Through a comprehensive exploration, participants will gain insights into the mechanisms underlying this connection, equipping them with a deeper understanding of how diet influences mental health outcomes.

The workshop aims to empower participants with actionable knowledge and practical strategies to enhance mental well-being through dietary interventions. By examining the intersection of nutrition and mental health, attendees will uncover evidence-based practices to support optimal brain function and emotional resilience. Moreover, through interactive discussions and case studies, participants will learn how to implement dietary modifications effectively, fostering a holistic approach to mental health maintenance.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the biological link between the brain and the gut and its impact on mental health.
  • Explore the role of gut health in the development and management of mental illness.
  • Develop practical strategies for integrating dietary interventions to support mental well-being.
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