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Depression

About Depression Depression is rated by the World Health Organisation as the leading cause of disease burden amongst high income countries. Depression is characterised by feelings of worthlessness or guilt,…

Bipolar Disorder

About Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) Bipolar disorder is characterised by episodes of deep depression followed by mania. The set of symptoms and their severity varies considerably from person to person,…

B Vitamins and Homocysteine

The process of memory decline and brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer’s Disease is thought to occur over a 30 to 40 year period, hence the need for screening from age…

Methylation and Homocysteine

What is homocysteine? Homocysteine is a naturally occurring amino acid produced as part of the body’s methylation process. The level of homocysteine in the plasma is increasingly being recognised as…

Action Plan

Test your homocysteine level and up your B vitamin intake Homocysteine can be tested either through your doctor or using a home test kit. If your homocysteine level is above…

Preventing Alzheimer’s

About Alzheimer’s disease What could be worse than losing your mind, while your body has many years to run? Yet, that is precisely what happens to three in ten people…

Recorded Seminars and Webinars

Why Lack of B Vitamins and Omega-3 are Driving the Dementia Epidemic with Emeritus Professor David Smith Watch now Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology, University of Oxford is…

Who we are

At Food for the Brain we wish to raise awareness of the importance of optimum nutrition in mental health. We are a charitable foundation working to inform organisations and empower…