Find out how your diet affects your brain, and your brain affects your diet
Please note this course runs without facilitation. A Spanish version of the course can be found here.
Over the last few years, the importance of the link between gut and brain has become clear. On this course you’ll explore this complex relationship.
You’ll learn how the brain works, and is affected by diet and nutritional deficiencies. You’ll also discover less known, cutting-edge subjects such as the gut-brain axis, the microbiome, and the relationship between food and reproductive health.
This course is open to everyone, but may be of particular interest to psychologists or people working in health and well-being. No previous experience is required, though a background knowledge of biology or psychology may help.
If you’re looking to expand your knowledge on this topic, you might also find of interest the following EIT Food courses on nutrition and health:
- Nutrition for Health and Sustainability
- The Human Microbiome
- Superfoods: Myths and Truths
- Food and Nutrition: The Truth Behind Food Headlines
- Understanding Mediterranean and Okinawa Diets