Food for the Brain is has its headquarters in Putney, London and is a non-profit educational charity who aim to promote the link between nutrition and mental health. The Foundation is governed by the Board of Trustees and supported by their scientific advisory board. The charity was created by a group of nutritional therapists, doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, teachers and scientists.
The Mission of Food for the Brain
- To promote awareness of the link between learning, behaviour, mental health and nutrition.
- To educate and provide educational material to children, parents, teachers, schools, universities, the public, health professionals, caterers and the government thereby promoting mental health through optimum nutrition.
- To develop independently evaluated, effective and adoptable “models” of how society can act to promote mental health through nutrition.
Food for the Brain are working to ensure that everyone becomes aware of the importance of optimum nutrition for mental health, that they understand why it is necessary and that everyone starts to implement great nutrition in all areas.
On the Food for the Brain website there is a wealth of information relating to conditions and the importance of optimum nutrition for people suffering with them. These conditions include:
ADHD and Hyperactivity • Autism • Bipolar Disorder • Dementia • Alzheimer’s • Depression • Insomnia • Parkinsons Disease • Dyslexia and Dyspraxia • Schizophrenia • Psychosis • Stress
The Food for the Brain Foundation owns a clinic in London called the Brain Bio Centre and it offers outpatient clinical treatment specialising in the “optimum nutrition” approach to mental health. The clinic offers its patients a comprehensive assessment of the biochemical imbalances and nutritional deficiencies that can contribute to their mental health symptoms as well as providing them with detailed advice and guidance on how to correct the imbalances and restore their health.
All of the information provided above has been sourced directly from the charities website and if you would like further information please visit : http://www.foodforthebrain.org/