Nutrition to improve mood, energy and mental health

Course Dates: 27/09/24
Time: 12:00 - 15:00
Location: Online
Eating for a happy mind: how food can influence your mood and energy levels, which foods will enhance brain function, energy levels and positive thought and which will do the opposite!
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Nutrition to improve mood, energy and mental health
  • Course Code: FKK44
  • Dates: 27/09/24 - 27/09/24
  • Time: 12:00 - 15:00
  • Taught: Fri, Daytime
  • Duration: 1 session
  • Location: Online
  • Tutor: Ellie Holly

Course Code: FKK44

Fri, day, 27 Sep - 27 Sep '24

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

This course is packed with useful, practical information on how you can improve your diet to improve your mood, concentration and energy levels. Find out what foods and drinks are good to eat and what to avoid; discover which specific nutrients are helpful for calming anxiety and improving mood. Learn how food can influence your sleeping patterns.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

This three hour course will cover how food influences mental health and feelings of wellbeing. Find out how blood sugar levels play a key role in energy levels and concentration; learn about specific nutrients needed for a calm and relaxed mind. Discover how what you eat and drink influences how well you sleep and much more.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

•Devise simple, tasty meals and snacks that will have a positive influence on mood and energy levels
• List foods and drinks that are likely to promote anxiety, tension and energy slumps
• Name three key micronutrients needed for good mood and energy levels and list.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Suitable for all.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The tutor will use a range of teaching methods on this friendly, relaxed course. There will be some PowerPoint presentations and lectures, class discussion, pair work and quizzes. Handouts will be given which cover all the key points.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

You might like to bring a notebook and pen.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

You may wish to attend one of the other courses taught by Ellie Holly at City Lit, including 'Nutrition for cardiovascular health', 'Nutrition to improve digestive health' or 'Veggie and vegan vitality: a nutritional guide'.

Ellie Holly

Ellie Holly is a highly qualified and experienced Medical Herbalist and Nutritional Therapist. She has been treating patients using herbal medicines and nutritional therapy for over twenty years. Alongside her busy private practise, Ellie creates, writes, and delivers nutrition and herbal medicine courses and webinars. Ellie is passionate about using her knowledge to educate and enlighten people with energy and enthusiasm, so that they are empowered to make positive changes in their diets and lifestyles. To find out more about Ellie, the courses she teaches, and her work seeing patients in private practise, please visit her website:

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.