In today’s episode, we’re joined by Dr. Uma Naidoo. Michelin-starred chef David Bouley described Dr. Uma Naidoo as the world’s first “triple threat” in the food & medicine space: a Harvard trained psychiatrist, Professional Chef graduating with her culinary schools’ most coveted award, and a trained Nutrition Specialist.
What if we told you that your gut and the food you eat play a huge role in your mental health? Would you also be surprised to learn that there are up to 500 million neurons that travel from your gut to your brain?
We had the pleasure of sitting down (virtually) with our friend, Dr. Uma Naidoo to speak about her book, This Is Your Brain On Food, and explore ways to improve our patients’ brain health outcomes by guiding them using evidence-based medicine and as importantly, through tasty and healthy foods for their minds.
Join world-renowned chefs and doctors, in conversation about the things you care about most. Episode No. 3 (of 6-part series): This is Your Brain on Food – An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods that Fight Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, and More.
Taking a multivitamin has always been common practice in my household — I grew up taking (and still do) every morning, but I never really stopped to think about why. After researching how some offer 100% of the US Daily Value (DV) for essential nutrients like iodine, vitamin D , and calcium, I realized multivitamins aren’t just a mundane part of my morning routine; they actually offer a sort of safety net to certain individuals, ensuring they meet recommended nutrient intakes.