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An 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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How much do Nutritional Psychologists really make? And how do I become one?

A Guide to the Field of Nutritional Psychology: Education, Salary, and More Note: This guide was written by the developer of the field of Nutritional Psychology, and reviewed by The Center for Nutritional Psychology (the founding organization of Nutritional Psychology),...

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Nutritional Psychology Programs and Education

There is a crucial need to deliver better education to the public and clinicians about the role of diets and nutrients in sustaining mental health (Huang 2019). Nutritional Psychology (NP) is the area of study that examines the relationship between...

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The Evolution of Food and Mood: A New Conceptualization in Mental Healthcare

The foods that comprise our dietary and nutrient intake patterns can influence virtually every aspect of our psychological functioning. Most people are aware of the mood-relaxing effects of tryptophan in turkey, and the energizing effects of caffeine, but few are...

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Nutritional Psychology: Towards the Development of a New Integrated Model of Mental Healthcare

So many of us have powerful feelings and experiences related to the foods we eat. Yet many of these experiences aren’t validated through research, nor are they adequately addressed within the current mental healthcare model. The Center for Nutritional Psychology...

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