The Gut-Brain Connection

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The Gut-Brain Connection
Short Course

Boost Mood – Improve Memory – Fix Your Gut

Brain function is affected by what we eat, our lifestyle and the condition of our digestive system. Poor diet and damaging lifestyle habits negatively impact brain and gut health.

The College of Naturopathic Medicine’s brand-new, short online course on ‘The Gut-Brain Connection’ will show you how to improve memory and concentration, ways to reduce anxiety and how to improve gut health. If you are looking to address health problems naturally, then this course can help you succeed.

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The Gut-Brain Connection course teaches you:

  • How to improve gut function and boost your brain health.

  • How to address anxiety, stress, depression, fatigue and low energy.

  • The role of gut health and the immune system.

  • Recipes for a healthy gut and brain.

About the course

The Gut-Brain Connection short course consists of two parts, comprising high-quality filmed lectures, detailed handouts, a study guide, home activities and interactive exercises. In addition, you will receive recipe demonstrations and the CNM Gut-Brain protocol to improve your health.

Hear from Nutritional Therapist and Lecturer, Linda Vezzoli, what you will learn:

About the lecturer

Linda Vezzoli mANP rGNC

Qualifications: BA, CNM Diploma in Naturopathic Nutrition, Certified Health Coach.

Background: Linda is a registered Nutritional Therapist and Health Coach based in SE London. Her work focuses on female and hormonal health, fertility and pregnancy, digestive wellness, weight management, and increasing energy levels.
Her approach is to educate, empower, and support: always nourishing, never depriving.

Start nourish your gut and boost brain health

Take control of your health

With so many people worldwide struggling with their gut and brain health, it’s never been more important to take control of your health and empower yourself with the knowledge needed to optimise your health and wellbeing.

Who should take this course?

This Short Course on the Gut-Brain Connection is suitable for anyone wanting to learn practical tips to improve digestion and gut function, boost mood and brain health. There are no prerequisites to study.


CNM Certificate in the Gut-Brain Connection.


Continuous Professional Development (CPD): This course is worth 30 CPD points awarded by the Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (ANP).

What you will learn:

  • How the digestive system works and the impact that poor digestion and nutrient malabsorption can have on brain health.
  • The digestive symptoms and red flags to look out for.
  • What leaky gut means and how it can lead to ‘leaky brain’.
  • The effect sugar and stress have on the gut health and how to address it.
  • An overview of the gut microbiome and how gut bacteria influences the gut-brain connection, mood and energy levels.
  • The role of the gut on immune health and why optimal waste elimination is essential for gut-brain health.
  • Nutrition basics and key nutrients for the gut and the brain.
  • Foods and drinks to avoid and what healthy alternatives to eat instead.
  • Herbal remedies for a healthy gut and brain.
  • The principles of a naturopathic diet and what food sources provide the best nutrition.
  • Key dietary and lifestyle factors to support healthy gut bacteria and digestion.
  • Natural solutions for acid reflux, IBS, bloating, constipation, diarrhoea and abdominal pain.
  • Recipe demonstrations for a healthy microbiome.

Study online

  • Study in your own time.
  • Study from anywhere in the world.
  • Includes in-depth video lectures with one of CNM’s highly qualified Nutritional Therapists.

You’ll also get:

  • Extensive handouts for each lecture.
  • Simple and easy-to-follow recipes and recipe demonstrations.
  • Interactive exercises.
  • 10% off any further CNM Short Courses.

Click ‘Book today’ to purchase and immediately gain access to the course.


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