Your brain functions best when it gets premium fuel in the form of good nutrition. A poor diet can be harmful to the brain, promote inflammation and oxidative stress. This webinar presents strategies for nourishment to promote healthy brain aging. Emphasis is placed on recommendations for brain-healthy dietary patterns and understanding some specific diet choices that work for vs. against brain health during aging.
1. List at least two brain-healthy dietary patterns
2. Describe at least two aspects of a “brain-healthy plate”
3.Identify at least three diet and/or lifestyle approaches associated with healthy brain aging
Olivia I. Okereke, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Psychiatry,
Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology,
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Director, Geriatric Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry,
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Continuing Education (CE) Credit
1.0 CPEU for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Office of Military Family Readiness Policy, U.S. Department of Defense under Award Number 2019-48770-30366.