Nutrition for Neurological Health


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The Maryland University of Integrative Health’s online lecture on Nutrition for Neurological Health explores the crucial link between nutrition and neurological health, particularly focusing on conditions like Parkinson’s disease. This lecture offers insights into how dietary choices can influence the development and progression of neurological diseases, providing resources for the therapeutic use of nutrition in managing Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions.

Core Program:
The course highlights the impact of nutrition on brain development, especially in pediatric populations, and extends this understanding to the role of nutrition in brain health during aging and in the context of neurological diseases. It delves into the significance of nutrition and inflammation in neuroinflammation and neuroprotection, with a special focus on Parkinson’s disease.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify nutrients and foods that promote neuroprotection.
  • Predict symptoms based on immunological profiles.
  • Understand the interplay between the brain and the immune system.
  • Recognize how the immune response to food affects the brain.

This on-demand, self-paced 2-hour course includes a video lecture presentation and lesson handouts for review. The estimated effort to complete the course is around 2 hours, making it an accessible and concise way to gain valuable knowledge on the intersection of nutrition and neurological health.


Posted on

March 12, 2024