Tourette Talk: Body Matters: Supporting Neurological Wellbeing with Good Nutrition

From sugar sensitivity to food dye intolerance, nutrition impacts the quality of life for many people with TS. Finding the right personal balance to manage one’s energy, mood, and tics can be overwhelming without guidance, however.

In this Tourette Talk, we will discuss suggested ways to maintain a healthy diet. Topics covered will include suggestions on the recommended amounts of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates to eat, how to read a nutrition label, which fruits and vegetables are better bought organic when possible, and how to stay well hydrated. You’ll also hear tips about healthy eating on the go and why it’s important to eat slower. Come with your questions, and get ready to talk about nutrition!

Note: This session is intended to give baseline guidance on maintaining a healthy diet that you can tailor to your individual needs.