Dr Uma Naidoo is a Harvard Nutritional Psychiatrist, Professional Chef and best-selling author.
Michelin-starred chef David Bouley described Dr. Uma Naidoo as the world’s first “triple threat” in the food and medicine space: a Harvard trained psychiatrist, Professional Chef graduating with her culinary schools’ most coveted award, and a trained Nutrition Specialist. Her nexus of interests have found their niche in Nutritional Psychiatry.
Dr. Naidoo founded and directs the first hospital-based Nutritional Psychiatry Service in the United States. She is the Director of Nutritional and Lifestyle Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) & Director of Nutritional Psychiatry at MGH Academy while serving on the faculty at Harvard Medical School.
She was considered Harvard’s Mood-Food expert, has been featured in the Wall Street Journal.
In today's conversation we discuss:
- Uma's South Asian background and how it impacted how she approaches medicine
- The best advice she's ever received
- How the foods that you eat affects your brain and mood
- The diet followed by the longest living people
- Uma's thoughts on the carnivore diet
- The best foods for mental health
- The foods to avoid in your diet & much more
Buy 'The Food Mood Connection': https://www.amazon.co.uk/Food-Mood-Connection-Uma-Naidoo/dp/1780724403/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=uma+naidoo&qid=1611832513&sr=8-1