Mood Disorders, Anxiety, and Nutrition
This continuing education course examines the research behind nutrition’s influence on the brain and gut as they relate to mood disorders. The currently understood implications of diet patterns and efficacy of commonly prescribed nutritional supplements on managing mood disorders are discussed.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Discuss the relationship between digestive and brain health, or the gut-brain axis, and how it relates to mood disorders and anxiety.
- Identify the specific nutrients and overall dietary patterns that show promise for preventing and treating mood disorders and anxiety.
- Outline the basics of how dietitians can assess and work with patients to provide MNT for mood disorders and anxiety.
Lauren Panoff, MPH, RD, is a Colorado freelance writer and plant-based lifestyle strategist for families.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR