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This webinar was presented live on May 17, 2023.
This webinar will give practicing dietitians insight into the current depth and breadth of the literature base regarding depression and nutrition. Mechanistic considerations, research confounders, trials and clinical considerations will be reviewed.
CPE Level: 2
Performance Indicators: 8.2.1, 8.2.3, 8.4.3
- Describe the depth, breadth and gaps of the literature on depression and nutrition.
- Discuss at least three specific aspects of nutrition’s role in depression.
- Discuss at least three confounders of consideration in studying the role of nutrition in depression.
Shelly Brandenburger, PhD, RDN, LN, DC, L.Ac, FIAMA
Dr. Shelly Brandenburger has been a college professor for over 20 years, studying, researching and teaching about the role of nutrition in health, including a focus on the role of nutrition in mental health. She has also maintained an active clinical practice for many years, working with patients with depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders. Dr. Brandenburger has spoken at several conferences on this topic and is particularly passionate about teaching the public about the role of nutrition in all aspects of health, believing that nutrition can and should play a part in helping us navigate the modern mental health crisis. She raises chickens on her farm, grows much of her own food and loves to teach others to love simple, healthy food.