Food and Mood 2 (C0102CCW21)


Online Course, Aspire Cloud


10:00 - 12:00


2 hours x 5 sessions

Jacqui Merridew

03456 01 01 61

Cost breakdown

Tuition fee£65.00
Total cost£65.00


Concessions available if you are: 65 or over or on a means tested benefit (evidence required)

What is the course about?

This is a follow-on Learning for Health and Wellbeing course for those who have attended the introductory course- Food and Mood One- and wish to continue to learn more about nutrition and mental health wellbeing.
This course continues to explore the relationship between food and mood. It will enable you to further evaluate how your food and drink choices can affect your moods and to explore how you can adapt your diet to support positive mental health and wellbeing.
The course will cover:
• Advancing nutrition knowledge from Food and Mood One to support mental health
• The relationship of the gut-brain link to mental health
• The role of micronutrients (vitamins, minerals and plant chemicals) to support mental health
• The impact of common food intolerances on mental health
• How to identify and progress dietary changes to support positive mental health
• Practical and achievable ways to put the theory into practice with food choices and menu planning to support mental health and wellbeing

The course will be taught online by a qualified Nutritional Therapist who works in the nutrition education sector and is registered with the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT) and with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)

What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?

This is a follow-on course from the Food and Mood One course and builds on the nutrition knowledge acquired from this introductory course. We ask that you bring a willingness to consider the idea that what you eat and drink can have a direct impact on your mental health and well-being.
Online courses only
In order to participate in this course, you will need to download Microsoft Teams. You do not need to sign in to Microsoft Teams.
For more information on attending an online course with Aspire Sussex, please go to

What do I need to bring with me?

Pen and paper for activities
Notebook or mobile app or tablet to be able to complete weekly food and mood journals
Supporting materials will be provided each week to support the topics covered

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs to attend this course.

What can I do next?

You might also like to progress to other Aspire Sussex courses developed to improve your skills for everyday life, employment, health and wellbeing or to explore a personal interest, see below.

Learning for Health & Wellbeing: Develop your skills to support personal wellbeing including confidence and independence through healthy body and mind and improved nutrition. Courses available include: Cooking, Food and Healthy Weight Management, Menopause Nutrition Survival Guide, Yoga, Mindfulness, and Art for Wellbeing.

Learning for Life: Develop your skills to support greater independence, including digital skills and skills to support family learning. Courses available include; Money Management, Computers for Beginners, Personal Development, Microsoft packages and Volunteering Skills.

Learning for Work: Develop your skills for the workplace, including to improve the chance of getting a job or to progress at work. Courses available include; Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills English and Maths, Digital Skills qualifications, Back to Work and GCSE English and Maths.

Learning for Personal Interest: Develop skills to support your quality of life, gain cultural enrichment, creative stimulation and personal fulfilment. Courses available include; Textiles, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Drawing and Painting, Pottery, Photography, History, Archaeology.

Detailed information on or all these courses and many more can be found online or in our brochure. If you have any questions please ask your tutor or contact aspire on 0345 601 01 61 or visit our website at

Course Location

Online Course
Aspire Cloud
West Sussex
ZZ99 9ZZ