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Discover The Unbreakable Link Between The Food On Your Plate and Mental Health

Unveil the secrets behind the foods that can fight depression, anxiety, ADHD, and more in Dr. Uma Naidoo’s groundbreaking course.

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Unlock the Power of Food in Dr. Uma’s Life-Changing Course


“Food is medicine or poison. Dr. Uma Naidoo’s course is filled with science-based research and will help you have a sharper brain and healthier body.

I’d highly recommend this course to anyone who either wants to learn how to use her principles or simply wants to improve their brain health and thus improve their life”

— Dr. Daniel Amen

Prepare to Challenge Everything You Thought You Knew About Diet and Mental Health

Embark on an enlightening journey to discover how simple dietary changes can significantly revolutionize your mental well-being.

In this course, you’ll unlock the secrets to a happier, healthier brain through the foods you eat every day.

Transform your mind with every bite, and step into a world where every meal brings you closer to balance, clarity, and peace.

Get Ready To:

Transform Your Emotional Well-being

Learn how to harness the power of your meals to combat common mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, OCD, and PTSD. Replace uncertainty and frustration with clear, science-backed nutritional strategies.

Unravel the Mood-Food Connection

Discover why so many misconceptions exist around diet and mental health and how you can rise above them. We’ll reveal the truth behind how your daily food choices can significantly impact your mental state.

Take Control of Your Mental Fitness

Gain the knowledge and tools needed to take charge of your mental health through diet. Understand the specific foods and dietary patterns that can uplift your mood, sharpen your focus, and enhance your overall emotional resilience.

Demystify Nutritional Psychiatry

Break through the noise and confusion surrounding nutritional advice. Dr. Uma, a leading expert in the field, will guide you through understanding how the right dietary choices can become your most potent ally against mental health struggles.

Empower Your Healing Journey

Arm yourself with practical, easy-to-implement dietary changes that can transform not just your mental health but your overall well-being. Step beyond temporary fixes and embark on a sustainable path of healing and mental clarity.

Foster Lasting Habit Change

Leverage cutting-edge neuroscience to finally succeed at lasting habit change. Learn how to make sustainable, enjoyable shifts in your eating habits that support your mental health and fit seamlessly into your lifestyle.

Enjoy Wholesome, Brain-Boosting Meals

Say goodbye to the confusion about what to eat for a healthy mind. Delight in brain-boosting recipes and learn how to craft delicious meals that support cognitive function and mental well-being.

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I have learned so much from Dr. Uma and I am so thankful she has worked with me. Over the past 10 months I have incorporated better eating habits and daily exercise which have benefited me greatly. I look forward to her next class offering but will wait to schedule more sessions with her. Many Blessings.


“Dr. Uma Naidoo unveils a truth that I wholeheartedly endorse: what we eat affects our brains. Her incisive research and scrumptious recipes are an ode to enhancing mental acuity.”

— Lisa Mosconi, PHD, The XX Brain

“This is your brain on food offers valuable and much needed information on the specific ways that food helps and harms our mental health. This is a must ready for anyone interested in natural ways to improve cognitive function.”

— Amy Myers, M.D. The Autoimmune Solution

Our Commitment to Your Satisfaction:

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Dive into the journey with confidence.

If the course does not completely captivate you, or even if it simply does not align with your preferences, contact us at [email protected] within 30 days following your purchase for a swift and polite refund.

This guarantee allows you to explore the entire course, attend every session, implement the nutritional strategies, and integrate the life-changing principles Dr. Uma shares.

If your world isn’t transformed, we’ll return every single cent. We’re that certain you’ll find profound value in the This Is Your Brain On Food Course!

Ever Feel Like Something’s Missing In Our Approach To Mental Health?

Are you tired of the endless cycle of traditional mental health treatments that seem to address only symptoms but not the root cause? If you’re like many, you might find yourself questioning why, despite adherence to standard practices, full relief and holistic healing feel just out of reach.

It’s a question many ask but few find answers to.

In a world brimming with quick fixes and conventional therapies, the critical link between diet and mental wellness often goes unexplored.

Are these omissions mere oversights, or are we turning a blind eye to a crucial element of mental health?

You’re not alone if you’ve ever felt:

  • Just diligently following a medication and therapy regimen doesn’t seem to work.
  • Regularly overwhelmed and struggling to cope with everyday stress.
  • Stuck in a cycle of mental fog, anxiety, or persistent low mood.
  • Subject to energy dips and mood swings that disrupt your day.
  • Plagued by disruptive sleep, leading to mornings feeling unrested.
  • Caught in the grip of unmanageable cravings and uncontrollable eating habits.
  • Maintaining regular physical activity doesn’t seem to improve mental focus.
  • A worrying decline in your memory and concentration abilities.

A lot of people “explain away” these moments with jokes or outright dismissal, attributing them to stress or aging.

But deep down, there’s a nagging feeling: Could there be more to the story?

Our Brains Are Starving for Real Solutions

While society champions medication and conventional therapy, the fundamental role of nutrition in mental health is often ignored. But what if the very food we eat is the missing piece to a happier, clearer, and more vibrant self?

Yes, mental health struggles are rising, mirrored by an increase in lifestyle-related illnesses. But amidst this growing concern, an essential truth is overlooked:

Your brain’s well-being is intricately tied to your diet.

The unfortunate reality is that, while we focus intently on physical fitness and dieting for our body’s health, our brain’s nutritional needs are left in the shadows, forgotten and unaddressed.

But Here’s Where We Turn the Page…

What if you could redirect the course of your mental health journey? Imagine if your daily meals could become your most powerful ally against anxiety, depression, ADHD, and more.

Say No To More Mental Health Guesswork

We’re here to shed light on the real impact of diet on mental health. In “This Is Your Brain on Food with Dr. Uma Naidoo, MD,” we delve deep into how simple dietary shifts can dramatically transform your mental well-being and overall life quality.

You’re not destined to be a bystander in your mental health journey. Take the reins with knowledge and action. The connection between your diet and mental health is undeniable — and understanding it could be the very key to unlocking a brighter, clearer, and happier you.

The time for change is now. Are you ready to explore the path less taken but abundantly rewarding? Join us and redefine what healing truly means.

“As a trained chef and psychiatrist, Uma Naidoo is uniquely qualified to dispense food as medicine for the mind and body interface. This is your brain on food that is beautifully prepared, and perfectly served.”

— David L. Katz, M.D., President of True Health Initiative and Co-Author of How To Eat

Introducing “This Is Your Brain on Food”: A Comprehensive Course

Unlock the transformative power of dietary choices on your mental well-being with “This Is Your Brain on Food.”

This groundbreaking course, led by Dr. Uma Naidoo, bridges the critical gap between nutrition and mental health, providing you with the knowledge and tools to harness the power of food for a healthier mind.

Course Curriculum: A 7-Module Journey Through Applied Nutritional Psychiatry

Module 1: Nutritional Psychiatry Concepts

Gain a solid understanding of the core principles of nutritional psychiatry. Learn how the gut-brain connection, inflammation, and your dietary choices are crucial in maintaining your mental fitness and overall health.

Lesson 1: The Gut-Brain Romance

  • Explore the fundamental concept of the gut-brain axis and understand how this intricate relationship impacts your mental health and wellbeing.
  • Discover the role of the vagus nerve in bridging communication between your gut and brain.
  • Recognize the shift from historical misconceptions to the modern acknowledgment of this connection in mental health treatments.

Lesson 2: The Gut-Brain Romance Moderation

  • Delve into what influences your gut health, including the balance of beneficial and harmful bacteria, and learn about dysbiosis.
  • See how your diet, stress levels, and overall health can shift this balance, impacting your brain health.
  • Get introduced to “leaky gut syndrome,” where an imbalance in gut bacteria leads to a weakened intestinal barrier.

Lesson 3: Inflammation & Mental Health with the Microbiome

  • Understand that nutrition is not just about dieting but a cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle that significantly impacts your mental and physical wellbeing.
  • Connect how your eating habits can directly link to mental health issues like depression and anxiety, as well as neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Discover how your diet influences neurotransmitter functions through your microbiome and how stress alters your gut’s bacterial profile.

Lesson 4: Inflammation & Mental Health with Gut & Brain Inflammation

  • Learn about the significant role of inflammation in mental health.
  • Discover how chronic inflammation, especially in the gut, can impact your brain and contribute to various health issues.
  • Understand the harmful effects of a diet high in processed foods, sugars, and trans fats on inflammation and your gut’s wellbeing.

Lesson 5: Inflammation & Mental Health & Neurodegenerative Diseases

  • Reflect on how inflammatory foods may contribute to your mental and physical ailments.
  • Transition towards a diet filled with anti-inflammatory foods to support gut healing and improve your emotional wellbeing.
  • Embrace the importance of making sustainable dietary changes rather than looking for quick fixes, for better mental fitness.

Module 2: Depression & Anxiety

Delve into the intricate relationship between diet and two of the most common mental health challenges: depression and anxiety. Learn how nutritional choices can significantly impact your emotional well-being and discover strategies to mitigate symptoms through diet.

Lesson 1: Depression

  • Delve into how depression can significantly impact your feelings and actions, differentiating between temporary sadness and the more profound impacts of depression rooted in physiological imbalances.
  • Explore how nutritional psychiatry complements other treatments by using diet to foster mental wellness.
  • Discover how you can enhance your mood by increasing the right food nutrients.
  • Learn which herbs and spices to use in your meals for their mood-boosting effects.

Lesson 2: Anxiety

  • Reflect on the difference between temporary stress and chronic anxiety, which can severely disrupt your life.
  • Understand how your diet can combat anxiety by nurturing beneficial gut bacteria and reducing inflammation.

Lesson 3: Foods to Avoid for Depression & Anxiety

  • Assess your diet and shopping habits critically to ensure they promote mental health.
  • Steer clear of foods that trigger depressive and anxious symptoms.
  • Understand how certain foods can exacerbate dysbiosis and inflammation, worsening your mental state.
  • Learn how to read labels and limit intake of ingredients that can disrupt your gut balance and mental wellness.

Lesson 4: #BrainFood Spotlight

  • Discover which foods can be a tastier and more bioavailable source of probiotics than supplements.
  • Learn easy ways to integrate these gut-healthy foods into your daily diet for enhanced physical and mental well-being.
  • Gain access to exclusive recipes and tips to help incorporate these foods smoothly into your routine.

Lesson 5: Clinical Case Study

  • Engage with a real-life scenario of how changing one’s diet from processed to whole foods can significantly alleviate symptoms of anxiety and panic. 
  • Understand the impact of lifestyle changes on gut health and mental wellness, highlighting the power of nutritional psychiatry in practical, everyday settings. 
  • Reflect on this story as an example of how dietary adjustments can transform mental health without relying solely on medications.

Module 3: Neurodegenerative Diseases & Hyperactivity

In Module 3, we focus on the intersection of diet, neurodegenerative diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s, and conditions related to hyperactivity, exploring how nutritional choices can play a crucial role in managing and potentially preventing these conditions.

Lesson 1: Dementia and Alzheimer’s

  • Dive into the role of diet in preventing or slowing cognitive decline.
  • Discover the power of foods rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Explore the SHIELD method by Dr. Rudy Tanzi as a comprehensive approach to fend off neuroinflammation and support brain health.

Lesson 2: Foods for Defending Against Cognitive Decline

  • Learn about the essential role of certain foods in gut health and its impact on cognitive function.
  • Delve into the benefits of a wide array of foods and understand how they contribute to brain health.

Lesson 3: ADHD, Insomnia & Fatigue

  • Address the link between dietary intake and conditions like ADHD, insomnia, and chronic fatigue.
  • Explore how gut health affects brain function and learn about anti-inflammatory foods that can enhance energy levels and improve sleep and focus.

Lesson 4: Dietary Changes for Improved Focus/Calm

  • Examine how dietary factors influence focus and calmness.
  • Discuss the impacts of specific diets and foods on ADHD symptoms and overall energy levels.
  • Gain strategies for dietary modification to support improved mental focus and calmness.

Lesson 5: #BrainFood Spotlight

  • Spotlight on a key brain “super” food, highlighting its anti-inflammatory and neurotrophic properties.
  • Learn which beneficial herbs and spices to incorporate into your diet to support brain health and cognitive function.

Module 4: OCD, PTSD, Bipolar & Schizophrenia

In Module 4, we explore the connections between diet and a range of psychological conditions including OCD, PTSD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and factors influencing libido.

Discover how nutritional psychiatry can offer new perspectives and strategies for managing these complex conditions.

Lesson 1: OCD

  • Dive into the specifics of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), understanding its relationship with anxiety disorders and the significant role the gut-brain connection plays in its management.
  • Explore which specific dietary elements can influence OCD symptoms and learn strategies to modify your diet to support better mental health.

Lesson 2: PTSD

  • Explore Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), understanding how traumatic experiences can impact mental well-being and the role of diet in managing symptoms.
  • Learn how the gut acts as a “shock absorber” for trauma and discover which foods can support the brain and reduce PTSD symptoms through their antioxidant properties.

Lesson 3: Bipolar & Schizophrenia

  • Understand the impact of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia on mental health and the potential role of the gut microbiome and dietary patterns in these conditions.
  • Discover the key nutrients that aid in managing symptoms and supporting overall brain health.

Lesson 4: Libido

  • Explore the role of diet in influencing libido, understanding how gut health and the production of hormones like estrogen and testosterone are interconnected with sexual desire and function.
  • Learn which foods can help boost libido and the importance of nurturing the microbiome for sexual health.

Lesson 5: #BrainFood Spotlight

  • Focus on the essential role of Omega-3 fatty acids in brain health. Understand the different types of Omega-3s (ALA, EPA, DHA) and their unique benefits, particularly in reducing inflammation and protecting neurons from oxidative stress.
  • Learn how incorporating Omega-3-rich foods into your diet can support mental fitness and emotional well-being.

Module 5: Brain Foods for Kids & Popular Food Claims

In Module 5, we explore the vital role of diet in the cognitive development and emotional well-being of children and debunk common misconceptions surrounding popular food claims.

Lesson 1: Role of Food in Youth Brain Development and Importance of Diet

  • Learn about the crucial impact of diet on the cognitive development and emotional well-being of children.
  • Understand which nutrients are essential from a young age and how to engage children in healthy eating practices, including meal preparation and understanding healthy food options.

Lesson 2: Clarifying Fad Diet Trends

  • Examine the reality behind fad dieting and how nutritional psychiatry provides sustainable and holistic approaches to mental and physical health improvement. 
  • Learn why a diverse and nutrient-rich diet, focused on improving gut health and brain function, is more beneficial than any temporary diet trend.

Lesson 3: Mental Health and Pandemics

  • Discuss the impact of pandemics on mental health, highlighting the increased importance of metabolic health in the context of COVID-19.
  • Learn how nutritional psychiatry can be an effective tool in improving mental fitness and emotional well-being during times of global stress.

Lesson 4: #BrainFood Spotlight

  • Focus on a critical nutrient for maintaining neurotransmitter function and optimal brain operation.
  • Understand its importance in prenatal care, childhood development, and maintaining mental health across all ages, and learn how to incorporate foods rich with this key nutrient into daily diets.

Module 6: Key Nutrients for Mental Fitness

In Module 6, delve into essential nutrients vital for mental fitness and understand how nutritional psychiatry can influence public health.

Lesson 1: Key Nutrients to Improve Mental Fitness Part 1

  • Explore the first set of essential nutrients that contribute to mental fitness.
  • Learn about their roles in cellular development, inflammation reduction, and maintaining mental health.
  • Understand the food sources for each nutrient and how they contribute to cognitive function and emotional well-being.

Lesson 2: Key Nutrients to Improve Mental Fitness Part 2

  • Continue with the list of crucial nutrients for mental health.
  • Discover how these nutrients support neurotransmitter production, proper cell growth, and the body’s response to stress, contributing to improved mental health.

Lesson 3: Antioxidants and Fiber

  • Understand the importance of antioxidants and dietary fiber in maintaining a healthy microbiome, reducing inflammation, and improving mental well-being. 
  • Explore the role of polyphenols, flavonoids, and fiber-rich foods in supporting mental health and how incorporating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables into your diet can benefit your mental fitness.

Lesson 4: Foods to Support Dopamine

  • Learn about foods that can support the production and function of dopamine, a neurotransmitter essential for pleasure, satisfaction, and common brain functions like cognition and attention.
  • Understand which nutrients, fermented foods, and specific herbs and spices can enhance dopamine levels and contribute to overall mental health.

Lesson 5: Lifestyle Tips for Improved Mental Health

  • Discuss practical lifestyle tips for incorporating the teachings of nutritional psychiatry into daily life.
  • Cover topics such as food prepping, managing a budget for healthy eating, establishing a morning routine, incorporating movement into your day, and other simple ways to support a mentally healthy lifestyle.

Module 7: The 6 Pillars of Nutritional Psychiatry

Gain a comprehensive practical knowledge of nutritional psychiatry’s six foundational pillars, empowering you to make informed food choices for enhanced mental fitness and overall well-being.

Lesson 1: Women’s Health

  • Explore nutritional strategies to alleviate physical and mental discomfort associated with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and menstruation.
  • Learn about the impacts of increasing fiber intake, choosing low- or no-caffeine alternatives, selecting foods lower on the glycemic index, staying hydrated, and engaging in physical activity to ease symptoms and improve overall well-being.

Lesson 2: Women’s Health in the Perimenopause and Menopause Period

  • Address nutritional approaches to alleviate symptoms associated with perimenopause and menopause.
  • Focus on the importance of anti-inflammatory foods, especially those rich in omega-3 fatty acids, for hormone regulation and mood balance.
  • Discuss the significance of sleep hygiene, foods that boost oxytocin, and maintaining an active lifestyle to manage temperature dysregulation, poor sleep, reduced metabolism, and low libido during these life stages.

Lesson 3: Fatigue “V-SCAM”

  • Delve into nutritional and lifestyle adjustments to combat fatigue, defined by chronic low energy and mood disruptions.
  • Introduce the V-SCAM acronym for easy recall of energy-boosting nutrients. 
  • Discuss the connection between diet and energy levels, and suggest wholesome replacements for inflammatory or nutrient-poor foods.

Lesson 4: Pillars 1, 2 & 3 in Nutritional Psychiatry

Introduce the first three pillars of nutritional psychiatry:

  • “Be Whole, Eat Whole,” emphasizing the benefits of whole foods.
  • “Eat the Rainbow,” advocating for a diverse, colorful diet rich in various nutrients.
  • “The Greener, The Better,” stressing the importance of consuming leafy greens and green vegetables for mental fitness.

Lesson 5: Pillars 4, 5 & 6 in Nutritional Psychiatry

Conclude with the remaining pillars:

  • “Body Intelligence,” encouraging mindfulness and responsiveness to how foods affect mental and physical health.
  • “Consistency and Balance Are Key,” highlighting the need for sustainable dietary changes.
  • “Avoid Triggering Foods,” advising on identifying and eliminating foods that exacerbate mental health issues.

This course isn’t just about learning; it’s about transforming your life through the power of food. Whether you’re struggling with mental health issues or simply seeking to optimize your cognitive function and emotional well-being, “This Is Your Brain on Food” offers the tools and knowledge you need to make informed, healthful dietary choices. Join us on this journey to mental wellness through nutrition.

Why You Should Incorporate This Nutritional Psychiatry Approach:

  • Improve Mood: Discover how changing your diet can have a profound effect on your mood. Learn to choose foods that enhance serotonin and dopamine levels, leading to a more stable and positive emotional state.
  • Boost Energy Levels: Understand the connection between what you eat and how you feel. Incorporate specific nutrients and foods that fuel your body, reduce fatigue, and provide sustained energy throughout the day.
  • Enhance Cognitive Function: Gain insights into how diet impacts brain health. Learn about brain-boosting foods that improve memory, concentration, and decision-making, helping you to stay sharp and focused.
  • Elevate Emotional Well-being: Explore how a balanced diet can help manage stress and anxiety. Learn strategies for eating that promote a sense of calm and well-being, allowing you to handle life’s challenges more effectively.

Bonus Features:

  • Weekly Group Consulting Calls with Dr. Uma: Join live weekly sessions where you can ask questions, share experiences, and gain deeper insights into nutritional psychiatry. Benefit from Dr. Uma’s expertise and connect with others on a similar journey.
  • Access to Private Consulting: For personalized guidance, take advantage of private consulting sessions with Dr. Uma. Tailor your nutritional strategy to your unique needs and circumstances, with direct support from a leading expert in the field.
  • Downloadable Workbooks: Enhance your learning with comprehensive workbooks designed to complement each week’s lessons. Track your progress, record your experiences, and apply what you’ve learned to your daily life for lasting change.

Begin Your Mental Health Transformation Today

Hesitation only delays your wellness.

Every moment is a precious chance for growth and healing. Our evergreen course is here for you, offering timeless strategies and insights into enhancing your mental fitness and emotional well-being. Waiting another day means missing out on the clarity, balance, and peace you could be experiencing right now.

Embrace the transformative journey that lies ahead. Enrolling in this course is more than an educational experience—it’s a commitment to reclaiming your mental health and enriching your life. There’s no time like the present to invest in your well-being and discover the vibrant, more joyful life you deserve.

Take the step today—your mental health shouldn’t wait. Begin this life-changing journey now and unlock a brighter, healthier future.