Food and Behaviour Research

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28 October 2004 - Nairn - Food and Behaviour Research

Intelligent Nutrition Ltd

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Start Date: 28 October 2004

End Date: 28 October 2004

Duration Approx. 6 hours

Location Nairn

Venue Newton Conference Centre

Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, Autistic Spectrum and Mood Disorders

Learn what these labels mean and how nutrition can help

How Diet affects Behaviour, Learning and Mood

The latest research clearly explained, and its practical implications. (How nutrition affects your body and mind - and what you can do about it).

Who should participate?

Teachers/education professionals, parents, carers, doctors/health professionals, social workers, medical/academic researchers, charities/ support groups, the media, interested individuals.


  • The biological basis of Dyslexia and Dyspraxia, ADHD, Autism and related conditions.
  • Diet and Antisocial behaviour
  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids and the brain
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Other essential nutrients
  • Dietary strategies
  • Practical approaches - your questions answered


Dr Alex Richardson

Alex is a Senior Research Fellow at Oxford University and is well-known as a leading expert in this field. She originally trained as a teacher, and her excellent communication skills and clear presentation style are such that she is frequently invited to give lectures and talks to health and education professionals, support groups, charities and other organisations.

Marion Ross

Marion is a Research Biochemist and a Dietician with unique specialist experience in these areas. She is regularly invited to give talks and conference presentations on the topic of nutrition and psychiatry.

Both Alex and Marion are actively involved in cutting-edge scientific research, including nutritional treatment trials for children and adults. They work closely with local and national charities and support groups.

Bernard Gesch

Bernard is a Senior Research Scientist at the University Lab of Physiology, Oxford, and Director of the charity Natural Justice. From an early background in probation work, he has gone on to conduct world-class research showing that dietary supplementation can reduce antisocial behaviour in young offenders. As well as providing definitive evidence that food can and does affect behaviour, these findings potentially have major implications for education and health as well as criminal justice.

David Rex

Dave Rex works with diet and autistic spectrum disorders in the Highlands, and also has a 'health promotion in schools' role. He has experience in the food industry, and in food and health policy. David is a state registered Dietician, has a degree in Chemistry and Food Science and is studying for a Masters in Food Policy.

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Contact Information: Ruth Whitfield