You & Your Brain: The Gut-Brain Connection
Date & Time
Thursday, June 9, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
MODERATOR: Joan Lunden Laura Iu, R.D., CDN, CNSC, RYT Smita Patel, D.O. Judith Scheman, Ph.D

Have you ever had a gut feeling about a decision? Or felt sick to your stomach over bad news? Experts say that’s because the gut is nearly as powerful a force as the brain, affecting your physical and mental health. Join moderator Joan Lunden and leading experts to learn about the powerful gut-brain connection and how what you eat might affect anxiety and mood, increase the risk for Alzheimer’s, and more. Best of all, you’ll leave with practical advice on what you can do right now to protect your health in the long-term. During this free, virtual event you’ll discover:

  • Why experts call the gut the “second brain”
  • How your digestion and gut issues can affect your daily life
  • What type of diet is best for brain health
  • Which foods improve your mood