Episode 11: Brain Food: Exploring the Gut-Brain Axis with Uma Naidoo, MD
March 08, 22
When it comes to nutrition and diet, people tend to only consider their physical health – but a growing body of research shows that what we eat can significantly impact our brain health. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by nutritional psychiatrist and professional chef Dr. Uma Naidoo to speak about the gut-brain axis. Listen in as Dr. Naidoo shares about the role the microbiome plays in our cognitive and psychological health, including how nutrition can impact age-related cognitive decline and mental health, such as anxiety and depression. Plus, learn some of her tips on how to create a plate that supports your mood and mental health.