Research - Brain Health | Food for the Brain Foundation


Food for the Brain is committed to evidence based research in the area of nutrition and brain health and mental wellbeing across the lifespan. Our key areas are: nutritional psychiatry, nutritional neuroscience, nutritional psychology and nutritional psychotraumatology.

Click below to learn more about the specific areas of research that we cover.

Nutritional Psychiatry

Nutritional psychiatry is an emerging area of research focused on the evidence base surrounding food and its impact on mental wellbeing, with specific consideration of role of the gut-brain axis.

Nutritional Neuroscience

Nutritional neuroscience is the scientific discipline centred on the impact of dietary components, such as minerals, vitamins, macronutrients, polyphenols, and antinutrients …

Nutritional Psychology

Nutritional psychology is centred around exploring why individuals make the decisions they do regarding food choices, integrating psychological theories to understand causes…