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Superfoods for the Gut and Brain
March 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDTFree
Come learn more about how berries, maple syrup, and other plant-based “superfoods” can prevent inflammation and protect the brain as you age. URI College of Pharmacy Professor Navindra Seeram is nationally known for his research on the gut and brain health connection.
Dr. Navindra Seeram:
Dr. Navindra Seeram is a Professor in the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Rhode Island. Prior to this, he was the Assistant Director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition in the Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. His research group, the Bioactive Botanical Research Laboratory, investigates medicinal plants and their derived natural products for preventive and therapeutic effects against chronic human diseases. He serves on the advisory board of the American Botanical Council and on the editorial advisory boards of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the Journal of Berry Research, and the International Journal of Applied Research in Natural Products. He is regularly quoted in the national media and popular press about medicinal plant foods.