Teach your clients to eat for mental health and learn the fascinating science behind nutrition with this "must-read" guide from an expert psychiatrist.
Did you know that blueberries can help you cope with the aftereffects 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.
In This Is Your Brain on Food, you will explore 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, This Is Your Brain on Food is the go-to guide to optimizing your mental health with food.
Articulate how food affects, prevents and treats the brain, cognition and mental health conditions.
Exam: 30 multiple choice questions. Downloadable. Unlimited retakes. View our "How It Works" video. Kindle eBook: 1825 KB. ASIN: B0827TG4N3. Accessible in the U.S. only. Book: Paperback, 384pp. August 2020. ISBN-13: 978-0316536820