Brain health is just as impacted by nutrition as is physical health. Simply, our brains and neurotransmitters are built from nutrients that we eat. We have the ability to boost our mental and cognitive health by changing simple lifestyle habits. We discuss the impact of dietary patterns on anxiety, depression, and cognitive decline. Learn how to adjust eating patterns and add simple foods to safeguard your mental and cognitive health.

Bryn Smith is a registered dietitian at Dietitians ABQ and received her degree from UNM. She has a background in corporate wellness and nutrition and lectures at Sandia National Laboratories, UNM, and in the larger Albuquerque community. As a dietitian, Smith believes in the power of food to nourish the mind and the body. She works to improve people’s relationship with their food to help them obtain recognizable health benefits.