Dr. Uma Naidoo is a Harvard trained nutritional psychiatrist, professional chef and nutrition specialist who wrote the recent national bestselling book, “This is Your Brain on Food.” She founded and directs the first hospital-based Nutritional Psychiatry Service in the United States and is the director of Nutritional and Metabolic Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and Director of Nutritional & Lifestyle Psychiatry at the MGH Academy while serving on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Uma is regarded as the US pioneer in the ground-breaking area of Nutritional Psychiatry.
She is a regular expert resource for media and has appeared in publications including the Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, goop and more, and in appearances including ABC News, Live with Kelly & Ryan, and TODAY.
Dr. Uma Naidoo and Olesya Luraschi discuss how food affects mood and Improving mental fitness with food.
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