NICM HRI Seminar 2020 - A heart healthy diet is good for the brain too

Event Name NICM HRI Seminar 2020 - A heart healthy diet is good for the brain too
Start Date 20 Jul 2020 12:00 pm
End Date 20 Jul 2020 1:00 pm
Duration 1 hour

NICM Health Research Institute presents Professor Karen Charlton, Advanced Practising Dietitian at the Smart Foods Centre, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong.

Join our guest seminar speaker, Professor Karen Charlton (opens in a new window) online on Monday 20 July, as she discusses the effect of bioactive compounds found in plant foods on preventing memory loss and cognitive decline associated with ageing. A  nutritional epidemiologist and leader in nutrition and dietetics, Professor Charlton works at the interface between clinical care, primary care and public health. She has extensive international experience in translating research into policy. Professor Charlton conducts food-based clinical trials to identify the role of nutrients, foods and dietary patterns on health outcomes. She has published over 170 publications, with co-authors from 16 countries.


Professor Charlton's presentation, 'A heart healthy diet is good for the brain too' will explore her latest research and promising evidence that foods rich in anthocyanins (compounds that provide deep red, purple and blue pigmentation in foods) may help prevent further cognitive decline in people with mild-to-moderate dementia.

Join us online for this informative and topical presentation, followed by Q&A session.

Event details

WHEN: 20 July 2020
TIME: 12pm to 1pm
VENUE: Webinar
COST: Free and open to all
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