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Mind, Mood and Food: Optimal Nutrition for Body and Brain Week of April 15-20, 2018

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Mind, Mood and Food brings together medical and culinary nutrition with cutting-edge research for clinicians and health-conscious individuals to learn how to improve mental and emotional well-being with food. This five-day training includes experiential learning with food, nature, mind-body medicine, live food demonstrations, and whole-food meals that inspire long-lasting nutritional transformation. Participants will be taught a new science-based approach using nutrition to address personal health challenges, for yourself, your clients, and your families.
Participants will explore the following topics and more:
• Food, spices, herbs, and recipes that nourish the brain
• Healing foods to balance mind and mood
• Nutrition and the brain: cutting-edge science for emotional, cognitive, and behavioral disorders
• Mind-body practices that are refreshing to the brain and spirit including movement, imagery, and mindful eating
• Self-care practices designed to dramatically reduce stress and improve quality of life
How to repair the traumatized, injured, and aging brain
Note: Initial registration for this workshop is through The Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM). To register, please Only after you have registered with CMBM will you be able to register with Esalen. For Esalen pricing chart, see
CE credit for nurses;
CE credit for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs;
CE credit Pending for acupuncturists;
CE credit for RD and DTR;


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