#71 Nutritional Neuroscience

Kim interviews Orsha Magyar about the emerging field of nutritional neuroscience. How can we combat nutritional pseudoscience on social media? Are there such things as superfoods? How does the average North American diet impact our brain health? What are omega fatty acids, and are they important for our brain health? Find out the answers to these questions and more on this month’s episode of Minding the Brain!

Orsha Magyar is the engaging and inspiring Founder and CEO of NeuroTrition Inc, and Canada’s brain food expert. She is a neuroscience and nutrition specialist for Canadian publications, television and radio shows, and is a sought after science communicator. She also delivers the “most delicious science communication you will ever taste” in her brain food collaborations with the culinary industry.

Trained in both neuroscience and nutrition, Orsha is truly one-of-a-kind. And her unique expertise brings an unrivaled integrative approach to brain and mental health, as well as to science communication. Orsha brings over two decades of neuroscience research and clinical nutrition experience to the table. You can find her Monday – Friday in private practice working with clients who have mental health and neurological conditions, and communicating nutritional neuroscience for various organizations and corporations.

Orsha is serious about going beyond the Band-Aid for brain and mental health, and her genuine passion for helping everyone build happier, healthier brains comes across in everything she does. Making research approachable and actionable for everyone is Orsha’s superpower. She’s known for making complicated nutritional neuroscience topics easier to digest – and delicious! For more information about Orsha and NeuroTrition, please visit www.neurotrition.ca