How food impacts our brains and mental health, with Kimberley Wilson

Interested in the connection between the food we eat and our brain health? On this episode of The Liz Earle Wellbeing Show, Liz is joined by psychologist Kimberley Wilson, who has a degree in nutrition, to learn more about how our diet can impact our brain development and mental health.

Liz and Kimberley discuss how nutrition may play a part in fuelling a mental health crisis, plus the importance of certain fats, such as omega 3, for brain development and how to get enough through our diet.

The episode also covers the benefits of magnesium, the dangers of ultra-processed foods and alcohol, the impact of poor nutrition in childhood, and risk factors for dementia. Kimberley also shares the best foods to protect our brains for the future.

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