Dr. Uma's Blog

Alzheimer’s Disease: An Approach from Nutritional Psychiatry
Jun 30, 2021
As a Nutritional Psychiatrist, my clinical training is primarily focused on the use of healthy whole foods and nutrients to help improve mental well being. With June being Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, I’d like to share more on this important condition as well as methods of caring for, and preserving, brain health through diet.
Even MORE Brain Foods for KIDS!
Jun 08, 2021
Have you had a chance to read my recent blog post on childhood nutrition and different plant based food ideas for kids? If so, what was their favorite mood boosting food?
foods for kids
Jun 02, 2021
With Memorial Day Weekend behind us, it is officially the start of summer! One of the hallmarks of summer, and every kid’s favorite part, is no school! COVID restrictions are being lifted in most parts of the US, so this summer is particularly shaping up to be one for the books.
Theme: 6 Pillars of Nutritional Psychiatry
May 18, 2021
Nutritional psychiatry follows six pillars of using food as medicine for mental health. Understanding these is your first step in enhancing your diet and your metabolic health and achieving optimal well being.
Theme: 6 Pillars of Nutritional Psychiatry
May 03, 2021
The start of the COVID-19 pandemic made us hyper aware of health and hygiene in efforts to keep ourselves well. We learned which supplements to take to strengthen our immune systems, what songs to sing while washing our hands, how to properly wear masks and how far apart we should stay from others in order to protect our physical health.
12 Essential Nutrients to Improve Mental Fitness
Apr 23, 2021
We are used to looking at food as energy and fuel but food is so much more. The food we eat is pure information; a combination of nutrients, minerals, vitamins and compounds that either work to boost our health and prevent disease or work against our health and create inflammation that promotes disease.