Impact of Nutrition on Cognition & Mental Health Seminar

Hosted by the Nutrition Society of Australia

How might nutrition affect our mental and brain health? Join us for an exciting evening discussing the latest evidence that links nutrition to our mental and brain health.

The seminar will showcase research, update knowledge and provide a networking opportunity between event participants and speakers.

Thursday 27th February 2020 6:00-8:30pm

Location: Food & Mood Centre, Deakin University, Level 1 Lecture Theatre within the Geelong Clinical School, Health Education & Research Building (HERB), 285 Ryrie Street, Geelong (map & directions below)

Schedule:

6:00 - 6:10 pm Registrations

6:10 - 6:15 pm Welcome

6:15 - 6:45 pm A/Prof Adrienne O'Neil, Deakin University: "Depression and dietary intake in patients with, and at risk of, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: where to next?"

6:45 - 7:15 pm Dr Alexandra Wade, University of South Australia: "The Mediterranean diet and its nutrients: Benefits for health and cognitive function"

7.15 - 7:45 pm Prof Jerome Sarris, Western Sydney University & University of Melbourne: "Nutraceuticals for the Treatment of Mood Disorders: A snapshot update"

7:45- 8:00 pm Panel Discussion & Closing

8:00- 8:30 pm Networking & Refreshments

Cost: Free, but you must register here

This workshop is brought to you by the Nutrition Society of Australia

For queries please contact nutsocmelb@gmail.com