Daisy’s latest extraordinary woman, Georgia, discusses the importance of nutrition for optimising brain function and mental health in this replay from 2018.
Georgia Ede M.D. is a Harvard-trained psychiatrist specializing in nutrition and college mental health and was the first psychiatrist at Harvard University Health Services to offer nutrition consultation as an alternative to medication management.
Dr. Ede speaks internationally on a wide range of nutrition topics, including Alzheimer’s prevention, the nutritional differences between plant and animal foods, and dietary strategies to optimize brain health. She writes about food and the brain for PsychologyToday.com and about all aspects of food and health on her own website DiagnosisDiet.com.
Georgia’s blog on Psychology Today
Low Carb Breckenridge video “Our Descent Into Madness: Modern Diets and the Global Mental Health Crisis.”
Saturated fat and PTSD (Loma Linda/Seventh Day Adventist study)
Risks to brain of plant-based diets
World Health Organization report on meat and cancer
Ketogenic Diets and Psychiatric Disorders
I completely agree that mental health is incredibly important, and I’m glad to see more people talking about the connection between nutrition and mental well-being. It’s amazing how what we eat can have such a huge impact on our brain function and overall mood.By the way, I ran into a post lack of empathy mental health. It was really eye-opening and made me think about how we often overlook the importance of emotional intelligence when it comes to mental health. It’s not just about managing symptoms but also about building healthy relationships and connections with others.
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