It’s not just the foods we eat that impact our mental and physical health; it’s also the company we keep when eating. Research shows that family meals, however you define family, are associated with better overall individual nutritional intake, better weight management, and stronger social interactions.
Nutritional psychiatry is a rapidly growing field that explores the relationship between diet and mental health. Dr. Drew Ramsey, a psychiatrist, leading proponent of Nutritional Psychiatry and author of Eat To Beat Depression and Anxiety (HarperWave 2021) will share the crucial ways that nutrition can help boost mental health. His presentation will cover the key concepts that contribute to optimizing mental health and fitness, including the:
- Nutrients associated with lowering depression and anxiety and where to find them
- Role of inflammation
- Effects of increasing family meals