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Keeping Our Brains Healthy as We Age

Tue August 25th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT

Free

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About This Webinar:

Your brain functions best when it gets premium fuel in the form of good nutrition.  A poor diet can be harmful to the brain, promote inflammation and oxidative stress. This webinar will present strategies for nourishment to promote healthy brain aging. Emphasis will be placed on recommendations for brain-healthy dietary patterns and understanding some specific diet choices that work for vs. against brain health during aging.

Learning objectives:

1. List at least two brain-healthy dietary patterns

2. Describe at least two aspects of a “brain-healthy plate”

3. Identify at least three diet and/or lifestyle approaches associated with healthy brain aging

Presenter

Olivia I. Okereke, MD, MS 

Associate Professor of Psychiatry,

Harvard Medical School

Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology,

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Director, Geriatric Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry,

Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

 

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

1.0 CPEU for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians pending approval

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