The CNP Library Membership

The CNP Library Membership contains the world’s first online searchable database consolidating links to research studies informing our understanding of the diet-mental health relationship (DMHR). CNP Contributors are continuously identifying, reviewing, cataloging, summarizing, and placing new studies into this growing library database.

Each CNP-written study summary in the database contains DMHR-specific keywords characterizing each study (called “NP-Identifiers”), allowing for the database to be searchable by keyword. Designed for professionals and students but available to anyone, CNP Library Membership subscribers gain exclusive access in:

  • Identifying links to over 3,000 DMHR-related studies in all FIVE carefully curated, searchable online libraries
  • Reviewing CNP-written summaries of each study abstract for ease of comprehension
  • Access to a monthly animated video featuring findings from an NP-related research study
  • Developing your own personalized NP Research Library allowing you to save, sort, favorite, create notes, and print preferred research summaries
  • A subscription to an exclusive monthly newsletter featuring new studies and CNP-written summaries, along with news and CNP articles informing the field of nutritional psychology
  • Receiving members-only discounts for ALL nutritional psychology courses

By subscribing to the CNP Library Membership, you are contributing to the growing study of nutritional psychology, pursuing professional development in NP, and gaining access to a truly unique resource. 

The Monthly Newsletter For The Center for Nutritional Psychology

Library Membership UPDATE

Informing Members of happenings in NP

August 2022


The CNP Library Membership is designed to provide learners with full access to evidence-based information in nutritional psychology. Who can benefit?

  • Students (writing reports) and educators (building curriculum)
  • Professionals (building expertise in the field)
  • Researchers (identifying research in the DMHR)
  • Journalists and bloggers (identifying content)
  • Anyone with an interest in developing their knowledge in NP

To find out more about how the CNP LM is used, please watch this 6-minute video tutorial.


When you become a CNP Member, you join an international community of like-minded individuals passionate about Nutritional Psychology. We are educators, students, professionals, and advocates, and we understand the potential Nutritional Psychology research, education, and tools have for changing both individual lives and the global mental healthcare system for the better.

When you become a CNP Member, you also support a valuable cause — The Center for Nutritional Psychology (CNP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and all of our proceeds go directly towards furthering the development of Nutritional Psychology. Your subscription helps us continue creating and expanding educational resources for kids and their parents, students, and educators, and professionals.

Thank you for your support in developing this field of study.


The CNP Library Membership is designed to be used by…

  • Mental health professionals looking to keep up-to-date with the field
  • Students to prepare reports, papers, theses, and dissertations
  • Educators to organize and consolidate research studies used in NP-related syllabi
  • Organizations seeking to use Nutritional Psychology research findings and trends to inform education, policy, and research
  • Journalists writing articles related to the Diet-Mental Health Relationship
  • Individuals interested in seeing the latest research on how diet affects all aspects of our mental health


Your membership subscription is renewed one year from the date of purchase and enrollment. You will be sent an email reminder 30 days before your subscription is set to renew. Should you wish to cancel at any time, your membership will be available to you for one year from the date of purchase, but will no longer renew. Each set of login credentials may only be used for one user, with the exception of the Organizations Plan, which allows for the addition of up to four users.

For additional information, please see our FAQ section below. By purchasing a CNP Membership, you certify that you have read and agree to the Membership Terms and Conditions.



This plan is for students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or a part/full-time trade program. This membership gives students access to current research, and is an invaluable tool for understanding the field of nutritional psychology. The database is supportive for students writing papers, projects, theses, dissertations, and more.




This plan is for professionals and other individuals that are interested in gaining access to studies informing nutritional psychology. For those who work or are professionals in a mental health, nutrition, or related field, this membership can facilitate your knowledge of research being conducted in the DMHR.




This plan is for organizations who can benefit from multiple users obtaining access to the information within the Library Membership. It allows for up to five users. CNP’s Library Membership database benefits organizations by allowing them to stay up-to-date on current research, providing support for reaching their unique goals.


Library Membership FAQ

A: Our team spends a lot of time identifying, consolidating, and organizing scientific studies that inform elements characterizing the field of nutritional psychology and the diet-mental health relationship (DMHR). We look for studies that are recent, informative, and critical to building conceptualization in NP.

A: Not always, but frequently. The database provides links to original research abstracts. Full PDFs of each study can frequently be found in the link provided, or with a bit of additional searching, however, the central purpose of the Library Membership is to provide you with quick, convenient access to a carefully curated library of nutritional psychology research.

A: Yes. The CNP team constantly scours the planet for all things relevant to nutritional psychology. New studies and their CNP-written summaries are added daily.

A: CNP summaries are summaries of study abstracts written by CNP staff in an effort to increase readability for CNP learners and to increase the speed with which they can cover relevant research in the field. In this way, CNP aims to make research accessible for everyone.

A: The five research libraries that CNP Members gain access to are one of a kind; they specifically bring nutritional psychology research publications all to one place and make them easy to search, organize, and use. CNP staff have collectively spent thousands of hours hand-identifying and selecting studies for inclusion in the CNP research libraries, organizing them by category, and writing CNP summaries for ease of understanding. This is a valuable tool for using NP-related research in papers and projects, viewing scientific trends, and utilizing collective knowledge on NP.

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Take another step towards developing your understanding of the relationship between diet and psychological health. Together, we can build a new model of mental healthcare to include this important piece of the puzzle.


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