•II•Changing Diets, Changing Minds: how food affects mental well being and behaviour
This report was written by Courtney Van de Weyer, and edited by Jeanette Longfield from Sustain,Iain Ryrie and Deborah Cornah from the Mental Health Foundation* and Kath Dalmeny from theFood Commission.
We would like to thank the following for their assistance throughout the production of this report, from itsconception to its review: Matthew Adams (Good Gardeners Association), Nigel Baker (National Union of Teachers), Michelle Berridale-Johnson (Foods Matter), Sally Bunday (Hyperactive Children's Support Group),Martin Caraher (Centre for Food Policy, City University), Michael Crawford (Institute of Brain Chemistry andHuman Nutrition, London Metropolitan University), Helen Crawley (Caroline Walker Trust), Amanda Geary(Food and Mood), Bernard Gesch (Natural Justice), Maddy Halliday (formerly of the Mental HealthFoundation), Joseph Hibbeln (National Institutes of Health, USA), Malcolm Hooper (Autism Research Unit,University of Sunderland), Tim Lang (Centre for Food Policy, City University), Tracey Maher (Young MindsMagazine), Erik Millstone (Social Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex), Kate Neil (Centre for NutritionEducation), Malcolm Peet (Consultant Psychiatrist, Doncaster and South Humber Healthcare NHS Trust), Alex Richardson (University of Oxford, Food and Behaviour Research), Linda Seymour (Mentality), AndrewWhitley (The Village Bakery) and Kate Williams (Chief Dietician, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust).We would also like to thank the Mental Health Foundation and the Tudor Trust for providing funding for theproduction of this report.The views expressed in this publication are not necessarily the views of those acknowledged or of Sustain'smembership, individually or collectively. All errors and omissions are entirely those of the author.* There is a separate companion report to this volume, produced by Sustain's partner in the Food and MentalHealth Project, the Mental Health Foundation entitled
Feeding Minds: the impact of food on mental health
.The report can be found at www.mentalhealth.org.uk.Photography by TS Whalen - www.tswhalen.com