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The Food Mood Connection

The Food Mood Connection

Publisher : Short Books Ltd
SKU: 9781780724409
R 305,00
R 259,25
The definitive book on how to eat for mental health, from a go-to expert on the impact of food on the brain.
October, 2020
Did you know that blueberries can help you cope with the after-effects of trauma? That salami can cause depression, or that boosting Vitamin D intake can help treat anxiety? When it comes to diet, most people's concerns involve weight loss, fitness, cardiac health, and longevity. But what we eat affects more than our bodies; it also affects our brains. And recent studies have shown that diet can have a profound impact on mental health conditions ranging from ADHD to depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, OCD, dementia and beyond. Dr. Uma Naidoo is a board-certified psychiatrist, nutrition specialist, and professionally trained chef. In The Food-Mood Connection, she draws on cutting-edge research to explain the many ways in which food contributes to our mental health, and shows how a sound diet can help treat and prevent a wide range of psychological and cognitive health issues. Packed with fascinating science, actionable nutritional recommendations, and delicious, brain-healthy recipes, The Food-Mood Connection is the go-to guide to optimizing your mental health with food.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781780724409
Publisher Short Books Ltd
Contributor By (author) Dr Dr Uma Naidoo
Publication Date 2020-09-10
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 384
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 214 X 134 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 380
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Did you know that blueberries can help you cope with the after-effects of trauma? That salami can cause depression, or that boosting Vitamin D intake can help treat anxiety? When it comes to diet, most people's concerns involve weight loss, fitness, cardiac health, and longevity. But what we eat affects more than our bodies; it also affects our brains. And recent studies have shown that diet can have a profound impact on mental health conditions ranging from ADHD to depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, OCD, dementia and beyond. Dr. Uma Naidoo is a board-certified psychiatrist, nutrition specialist, and professionally trained chef. In The Food-Mood Connection, she draws on cutting-edge research to explain the many ways in which food contributes to our mental health, and shows how a sound diet can help treat and prevent a wide range of psychological and cognitive health issues. Packed with fascinating science, actionable nutritional recommendations, and delicious, brain-healthy recipes, The Food-Mood Connection is the go-to guide to optimizing your mental health with food.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781780724409
Publisher Short Books Ltd
Contributor By (author) Dr Dr Uma Naidoo
Publication Date 2020-09-10
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 384
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 214 X 134 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 380
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