The Role of Nutrition on Anxiety Disorders

  • Present research on specific nutrients and their role in anxiety.

  • Identify how these nutrients can be added into the diet.

  • Present research on caffeine and sugar and their impact on anxiety.

  • Caffeine consumption within the workplace.

  • Identify alternatives for caffeine and sugar in the diet.

  • Making easy healthier swaps throughout the working day.

  • Additional lifestyle factors and top tips to reduce anxiety.

  • Summary of micronutrient deficiencies and the impact on anxiety.

  • Summary of the effects of caffeine and sugar on anxiety and alternatives.

  • Overall summary of lifestyle factors to reduce anxiety.

Jenna Hope

As a registered nutritionist Jenna works with individual clients and as a nutrition consultant to brands, cafes and restaurants. After changing her own diet at the age of 16 Jenna became fascinated by the way in which food can influence the mind and the body. Consequently Jenna went on to gain a first class undergraduate honours degree and a masters in nutrition. Read More...


  • Define anxiety.

  • Prevalence and aetiology of anxiety. Discuss how anxiety can affect individuals in the working environment and work productivity.

  • Outline the relationship between specific micronutrient deficiencies and anxiety.