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Nutritional Psychology Influences of Diet on Perception

Background The global diabetes prevalence in 2019 is estimated to be 9.3% (463 million people), rising to 10.2% (578 million) by 2030 and 10.9% (700 million) by 2045.1 While diabetes is generally approached from a biomedical model, this study demonstrated that psychological and perceptual...

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Nutritional Psychology: Can a 1-Week Junk Food Diet Change Your Brain and Lead to Overeating?

The Center for Nutritional Psychology

Researchers are zeroing in on whether high-fat, high-sugar foods can impact our brain, and influence our eating choices. It turns out that they can and do, and the Hippocampus, a major structure within our brain, is one of junk food’s favorite targets.

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Interoception in Nutritional Psychology

Is Interoception a Missing Element in our Understanding of an Improved Diet-Mental Health Relationship?
By Chelsea Louise Doswell and Ephi Lu, The Center for Nutritional Psychology

What is Interoceptive Awareness (IA), how does it relate to the field of Nutritional Psychology, and how can it be used to improve …

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The History of Nutritional Psychology: A New Field of Study to Support a New Model of Mental Healthcare

Ephimia Morphew-Lu, CNP Founder and Developer

“When you step into an intersection of fields, disciplines, or cultures, you can combine existing concepts into a large number of extraordinary ideas.” — Frans Johansson.

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A Video Introduction to The Center for Nutritional Psychology

Welcome to The Center for Nutritional Psychology! Consolidating research, building curriculum, and advocating for a nutritional component to Mental Healthcare by 2030. We have been developing Nutritional Psychology methodology and education since 2008 and are consolidating the world's research in...

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