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How Diet and Lifestyle Affect Your Mental Health – New Brain Nutrition – Alejandro Arias-Vasquez PhD

How Diet and Lifestyle Affect Your Mental Health

Want to learn more about how to achieve and maintain optimal health?  Your brain function and brain health are intimately and directly tied to your gut health. More than 50% of your nutrient intake is used by the most active organ in your body – your brain!  In this video, Alejandro Arias-Vasquez, PhD teaches us about the gut-brain connection, and the research that is being done throughout Europe to learn more and prove what diet and lifestyle do to optimize your mental health.  He is the coordinator of the EU-funded project called “Eat2beNICE”, and you can learn a lot more about this work at

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Dr. Alejandro Arias-Vasquez is Principal Investigator at the Donders Center of Medical Neurosciences and Principal Investigator and Associate Professor at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, at Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. He is the coordinator of the five-year EU-funded research project “Eat2beNICE” made available to the public and scientists at