This webinar will explore the latest research pertaining to the growing area of nutrition and mental health. Join us as we discuss the increasing mental health epidemic, what role nutrition has to play in the development and management of mental health disorders, and what advice we can give to our clients who suffer from these often debilitating diseases. Particular topics of interest include dietary correlations between depression, anxiety, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Engage in the on-going and important discussion of mental health and feel confident knowing you are giving your patients the latest evidenced based recommendations for their overall well-being.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
Learn the implications that mental health diseases have on society.
Identify the correlations between diet and mental health.
Understand how nutrition plays a role in the development, management and prevention of some mental health diseases.
Translate scientific evidence into practice by recommending dietary patterns to combat mental health disorders.
Live Event Date:
Mar 03, 2016
Learning Need Codes (LNC):
3100, 4040, 4030, 4050
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs
Number of Credits:
$18 ($18.00 per credit)
About the Presenter: Ashley Long, MS, RD, LD
Ashley Long, MS, RD, LD, received her undergraduate degree at Bowling Green State University and completed her Master's Degree and internship at Marshall University. She is a member of the American Diabetes Association and a Certified Food Service Professional. She currently holds the role of consultant dietitian with Dietary Solutions and covers multiple facilities in the greater Columbus, OH area. Ashley also provides individual nutritional counseling for clients with her business, Nutrition Counseling Services.