20 May 2022 Nutrition Evidence Alert – May 2022 – Mental Health
Welcome to the May edition of the Nutrition Evidence Alert.
We get that you are busy. Busy can cause stress; stress can cause mental health issues. So we are doing something different this month. We are cutting the overwhelm. This edition of the NED Alert is focused and on-point. And you’ll have time for a walk after you’re done reading. Enjoy!
If you’ve only got time for one, read this one
HOMEFOOD randomised trial – Six-month nutrition therapy improves quality of life, self-rated health, cognitive function, and depression in older adults after hospital discharge. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN. 2022
Our choice of podcast for those who like to listen on the move
Ben Brown in conversation with Professor Julia Rucklidge
Revolutionising the Treatment of Mental Health with Nutrition – The Positive Health Podcast
Blog post of the month
From the Institute of Functional Medicine on micronutrient deficiency and mental health
Micronutrients, Phytonutrients, and Mental Health – Institute of Functional Medicine
A longer read
For practitioners, researcher, policy makers and students with particular interest in this area, here’s our long list
Mining microbes for mental health: Determining the role of microbial metabolic pathways in human brain health and disease. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 2021
Effect of magnesium and vitamin B6 supplementation on mental health and quality of life in stressed healthy adults: Post-hoc analysis of a randomised controlled trial. Stress and Health : Journal of the International Society for the Investigation of Stress. 2021
Quantifying dementia prevention potential in the FINGER randomized controlled trial using the LIBRA prevention index. Alzheimer’s & Dementia : The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. 2021
Download the NED InfoBite on Depression & the Gut Microbiome
Our scientific NED InfoBites are especially designed to provide you with our pick of the latest research in a handy one-page pdf, ideal for sharing with colleagues and clients within a clinical setting.
Download the InfoBite here
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BANT Celebrates 25 years as the leading Professional Association for Nutritional Therapy Practitioners
The 14th of March 2022 marked a landmark anniversary for BANT as it celebrates 25 years as the leading professional organisation for practitioners of nutrition and lifestyle medicine. Founded in 1997 with a handful of members and the ambition to shape the future of personalised nutrition one person at a time. Fast-forward 25 years and BANT membership has swelled to over 3,300 members, composed of CNHC Registered Nutritional Therapy Practitioners and BANT Registered Nutritionists®.
Read the Press Release here