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This Is Your Brain on Food

Summary: Are you struggling with conditions like brain fog, depression, anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorder, or OCD? If so, what you're eating could be to blame! Your food fuels your brain, and your brain needs the best fuel possible.
Air Date: 4/8/21
Duration: 27:04
Host: David Friedman, ND, DC
Guest Bio: Dr. Uma Naidoo

Dr. Uma Naidoo is a nutritional psychiatrist and serves as the director of nutritional & lifestyle psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Naidoo trained at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program and completed a consultation-liaison fellowship at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Naidoo studied nutrition, and she also graduated from the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts as a professional chef. She was awarded her culinary school’s most coveted award, the MFK Fisher Award for Innovation. Dr. Naidoo is regarded nationally and internationally as a pioneer in the field of nutritional psychiatry, having founded the first US hospital-based clinical service in this area. She is the author of the upcoming title, This is Your Brain on Food. With her passion for food and nutritional psychiatry, she will share her expertise on the integration of food, mental health, and medicine.

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This Is Your Brain on Food

Are you struggling with conditions like brain fog, depression, anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorder, or OCD? If so, what you're eating could be to blame! Your food fuels your brain, and your brain needs the best fuel possible.

Dr. Uma Naidoo is a nutritional psychiatrist and serves as the director of nutritional & lifestyle psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Naidoo is a nationally and international pioneer in the field of nutritional psychiatry, having founded the first US hospital-based clinical service in this area. She is the author of the book, "This Is Your Brain on Food." 

She talks today about the ideal brain diet, managing stress with the food we eat, and the top foods to stop eating altogether (or at least cut back on).