We are dedicated to
defining, promoting,
and developing
the field
of Nutritional

About Nutritional Psychology

Nutritional Psychology is the science of how nutrients affect mood and behavior. This field examines the relationship between food and our internal experience, illuminating the biophysiological mechanisms, influenced by our nutrient intake that underlie mood and behavior.


Nutritional Psychology Topics

  • The Blood Sugar Adrenal Axis
  • Amino Acid Therapy
  • Macronutrient Mood Therapy
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • The 3-Day Food Journal for Mood
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Nutrition & Clinical Disorder
  • Nutrition & Cognition

Educational Programs

The Center for Nutritional Psychology has developed an online certificate program.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Nutritional Psychology
  • Nutritional Psychology Tools
  • Integrating Nutritional Psychology into Clinical Practice
  • The Gut-Brain Axis
  • Sugar & Emotion

And More Courses...

Resources & Services


  • Nutrition and Clinical Disorders
  • Nutrition and Cognition
  • The Field of Nutrition       

Consulting Services

  • We provide consulting services to those interested in:
  • Developing educational curriculum in nutritional psychology
  • Implementing nutritional psychology principles in your practice, clinic, or hospital

News & Events

Integrative Neuro-Psychology

Integrative Neuro-Psychology Conference. March 14-16, Berkeley, CA

02 February, 2014
IFM’s Annual International Conference

IFM’s Annual International Conference; May 29-31, 2014; San Francisco, CA

01 February, 2014
The National Association of Nutrition Professionals

NANP Annual Conference. April 25th-27th, Tuscon, AZ.

17 December, 2013