Webinar - Food and Mood - Use of nutraceuticals and adherence to dietary patterns in the management of mental health
Date: Thursday March 25th
Time: 1:00pm - 2pm (AEDT)
CPD Points: 1
This presentation will include the findings from current studies relating to some of the nutraceuticals and bioactives as well as adherence to different dietary patterns that are used in the management of mental health. Some of the common nutraceutical approaches include green tea components (e.g. theanine and EGCG), curcuminoids and main anthocyanins found in blueberries. In addition, this presentation will also focus on the adherence to different dietary interventions (e.g. Mediterranean diet), their successes and pitfalls related to the improvements in the cognition and gut-brain axis.
About Dr Nenad Naumovski (PhD, MAIFST)
Dr Nenad Naumovski (PhD) is a Chef, Food Scientist and Molecular Nutritionist and works at the University of Canberra (Canberra, Australia) as Associate Professor in Food Science and Human Nutrition. He leads a Functional Foods and Nutrition Research Laboratory (FFNR Laboratory) and holds academic conjoint positions as the Visiting Professor at the Harokopio University of Athens (Athens, Greece), Abertay University (Scotland) and University of Newcastle (Australia). Nenad has a strong research interest in the effects of food and nutrients on psycho-cardiological markers associated with healthy ageing.
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