Nutrition & Mental Health
An Emerging link

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YVO Webinars presents Nutrition and Mental Health , an emerging link webinar series to explore and understand the relationship between nutritional behaviour and mental health.

Join us for one or all four sessions in this series to share your thoughts with our speaker Kristina Virro. 

Recording link will be made available for each session.


Kristina Virro

Psychotherapist & Registered Holistic Nutritionist 

Passionate about the ways that mental health and physical health intersect. Her private practice, Fresh Insight, provides online and in-person counselling to individuals, couples, and families on a variety of topics, from anxiety, depression to stress management.

In addition to having a weekly blog, she is a published author and has shared her expertise with a number of media outlets, including FLARE, Canadian Living, PopSugar, and more. 


Credentials - Kristina Virro
The Science of Why Food Impacts Mood

[Episode 1] Nov 5, 2020  I  8:00 AM PST

The Science of Why Food Impacts Mood

Turns out there’s a lot of merit to the expression, ‘you are what you eat!’ In this webinar, attendees will learn about the complex ways that food can impact your mood from a biological and physiological standpoint. Holistic Nutritionist & Psychotherapist Kristina Virro will break down complicated concepts into layman’s terms so that you can gain more knowledge about why making dietary changes can have such a positive impact on your mental health.

[Episode 2] Nov 19, 2020  I  8:00 AM PST

Foods that Hinder versus Help Mental Health 

In today’s world where information is constantly at our fingertips, it’s important to learn evidence-based information about nutrition and mental health. Using her the skills from her former career as a journalist, Kristina Virro will share what the research says about foods that hinder our mental health versus what enhance it so you can make healthier choices. 

Foods that Hinder versus Help Mental HealthFoods that Hinder versus Help Mental Health
Supplements That Support Mental Health

[Episode 3] Dec 3, 2020  I   8:00 AM PST

Supplements That Support Mental Health

For years, Chinese medicine, eastern philosophies, and other holistic approaches have harnessed the amazing power of herbs, nature, and more when it comes to improving people’s overall wellbeing. This webinar will focus on which natural supplements can support mental health while discussing the science of how they’re able to do this

[Episode 4] Dec 15, 2020  I  9:30 AM PST

Strategies to Cope with Cravings

In today’s world of 24-hour grocery stores, drive-thrus, and Uber Eats, temptation seems to be everywhere! And COVID-19 has made it all too easy to have fast food delivered right to our doorsteps whenever we please. Thankfully, there’s a lot that we can do from a psychological perspective to manage and respond to cravings. In doing so, we’re able to trade short-term satisfaction for long-term health and wellbeing.

Strategies to Cope with Cravings

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