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Food For Thought: CANCELLED


Tue 12 Mar 2019, 7:00pm–9:00pm

Where: Charles Luney Auditorium, St Margaret's College, 12 Winchester Street, Christchurch

Restrictions: PG

Ticket Information:

  • Earlybird: $42.98 ($39.00 + $3.98 fees)
  • General admission: $53.23 ($49.00 + $4.23 fees)


Listed by: joannebxr

Food For Thought is coming to Christchurch! Sarah Wilson, Julia Rucklidge and Ben Warren are back to educate and inspire you with the knowledge of how to best support your mental health with what you eat.

We are learning more and more about how what we eat can influence our moods and what we think. At Food For Thought, we will discuss the role of inflammation and inflammatory foods; nutrient deficiencies and micronutrients; stabilising blood sugar levels; and provide practical steps to support your mental wellbeing with what you eat.


Sarah Wilson - New York Times bestselling and #1 Amazon bestselling author and founder of Sarah's book 'First, We Make the Beast Beautiful, A New Story of Anxiety' shares her experience of living with anxiety.

Professor Julia Rucklidge - Director of the Mental Health and Nutrition Research Group and finalist for NEXT Woman of the Year. Her TEDx talk has over a million views: Julia will be providing a compelling case for nutritional interventions in mental illness.

Ben Warren - Leading Clinical Nutritionist, founder of BePure and PhD candidate with the Mental Health and Nutrition Research Group. Ben will be providing practical steps for how to implement the findings of the latest research into your own life.

Food For Thought is raising funds for the Mental Health and Nutrition Research Group and the important work that they do.


"What a sensational evening with incredible speakers – a great and informative night out with my beautiful daughters. We all continue to learn so much about the benefits of good nutrition on our mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health. Feeling very motivated and grateful to all of you who made the event so good." - Bron

"Hi team – Fantastic talk last night and very inspiring! Can’t wait to get stuck into more of this ‘good stuff’."- Andrew

"Thanks for organising a great evening at ‘Food for Thought’. Three great speakers with valuable information. Julia is doing some great work!" - Tammy

"Thankyou so much for putting together such an important talk last night. You guys are all incredible and doing amazing work to help improve the future of mental health." - Emma

"Amazing event last night, I’m definitely going to be changing my diet habits and looking more into micronutrients. Glad to be able to support a great cause." - Ashleigh

"Thank you all for the work you do and the continued research into the connected nutrition and mental health field… Many thanks again for an amazingly enjoyable, enlightening and inspiring evening!" -Guest

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