Dr. Uma Naidoo MD
Author and Director of Nutritional & Lifestyle Psychiatry MGH
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Uma Naidoo is a Harvard trained nutritional psychiatrist, professional chef and nutrition specialist who wrote the recent national bestselling book, “This is Your Brain on Food.” She founded and directs the first hospital-based Nutritional Psychiatry Service in the United States and is the director of Nutritional and Metabolic Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and Director of Nutritional & Lifestyle Psychiatry at the MGH Academy while serving on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Uma is regarded as the US pioneer in the ground-breaking area of Nutritional Psychiatry. She is a regular expert resource for media and has appeared in publications including the Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, goop and more, and in appearances including ABC News, Live with Kelly & Ryan, and TODAY.
Workshop Session 1
This is Your Brain on Food
Dr. Uma. Naidoo is the leading US pioneer of Nutritional Psychiatry and is recognized both nationally and internationally. She will offer the audience a description of what the gut brain connection means to mental health and the emerging food mood connection. She will describe foods to limit for mental health as well as foods to embrace. She will review the 6 pillars of Nutritional Psychiatry and how to use these when speaking to clients. Throughout her presentation she will share on current research data as well
This workshop is approved for 1-hour Renewal Credit/CEU for: IC&RC/NJ-AP Certification Board | NAADAC