May 22


Mushrooms to Optimise Brain Health

Thu 26th May 2022, 06:00pm

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Mushrooms to Optimise Brain Health

With Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela Founder of Hifas da Terra and Naturopath Hania Opienski

Medicinal mushrooms have been well established candidates for brain and nerve health. In a post-covid world, clients that experience brain fog, lack of focus and concentration as well as stress have been on the rise. Learn why mushrooms might be just the right therapeutic tool to support cognition

Particular mushrooms extracts can play a role in mitigating such effects and optimising cognition abilities. Clinical studies have shown that certain medicinal mushrooms contain compounds that are beneficial for Neuro health such as Lion’s Mane ( Hericium erinaceus) and Cordyceps (Cordyceps sinensis) among others as well as Reishi ( Ganoderma lucidum) for stress support.

Join the Founder of Hifas da Terra Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela and Naturopath Hania Opienski to learn how medicinal mushrooms are powerful Neuro-cognitive allies for for stress, focus and concentration. 



This webinar will be awarded 1.5 CPD points by the Naturopathic Nutrition Association and NTOI according with its guidelines.

Once registered, you will receive three reminder emails – one a week before the webinar, one a day before and one on the day of the webinar. All our webinars are recorded – you will be sent a link to the recording along with all the educational material, presentations, handouts and CPD approximately 24 to 48 hours


Catalina Fernandez de Ana Portela

Biologist, Mycologist and Mushroom Expert

Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela is a biologist, expert in Mycology and founder of Hifas da Terra. She has built a life and business around the beneficial properties of medicinal mushrooms studying their composition and creating innovative products. It is her ambition to create awareness of the healing properties of mushrooms for our wellbeing. Her ongoing research further confirms these living organisms are powerful adaptogens capable of regulating the immune system and protecting the body from a wide variety of diseases and health issues. Catalina has been presented with a number of awards for her remarkable work and visionary approach in creating biotech products of high added value from a natural resource: mushrooms.