Mental health and the gut: the synergy of omega 3s and probiotics


Date: April 30, 2019
Time: All-day

Restoring a dysbiotic gut back to good health is often the first target for the nutrition practitioner. In this collaborative webinar, Dr Nina Bailey, nutrition scientist from Igennus Healthcare Nutrition and Joanna Scott-Lutyens, nutritional therapist from OptiBac Probiotics, explore the mood-boosting benefits offered by omega-3 and probiotics. Focusing on their synergistic actions and their impact on the gut-brain axis, you can expect an insightful presentation and evidence-based protocols for managing depression and anxiety that can be applied in practice.

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Maxine Sheils

About Maxine Sheils

Maxine is a Nutritional Therapy graduate of the College of Naturopathic Medicine in Manchester who has recently joined Igennus as a customer support nutritionist and is based here in Cambridge. Her interest in nutrition was sparked after working as an au pair in Australia to a family who were living on a raw food diet where coincidentally, she started to endure severe digestive problems. She joined CNM as a student to further her new found passion and was able to support her own body in regaining health. Maxine is passionate about nutrition and her ability to help others achieve their optimal health. She specializes in female hormonal problems such as endometriosis, thyroid problems, stress, autoimmunity and digestive disorders. Her degree in psychology provides her with a strong ability to understand and motivate others to achieve their health goals.