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food for the brain

Championing optimum nutrition for the mind


Who we are

Food for the Brain is a non-profit educational charity, created by a group of nutritional therapists, doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, teachers and scientists to promote the link between nutrition and mental health.

The foundation is governed by the Board of Trustees and supported by an panel of experts on our Scientific Advisory Board


OUR MISSION

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.


OUR VISION

To create a future where the awareness of the importance of optimum nutrition for mental health is understood by all, and implemented by many.

Babies are optimally nourished for brain development during pregnancy and infancy.

Nurseries and schools, from infancy to university, actively encourage optimum nutrition for brain function.

Government actively encourage optimum nutrition to promote learning and prevent behavioural and mental health problems from childhood to old age.

The treatment of mental health problems involves correcting nutritional imbalances as a first line procedure.

The public has easy access to information about optimum nutrition for mental health.