It's no surprise that what we eat affects the way we feel, however This Is Your Brain on Food offers valuable and much-needed information on the specific ways that food helps and harms our mental health. This is a must-read for anyone interested in natural ways to improve cognitive function.
In a very real sense, we are our brain's architect in terms of both structure and function. And without question, food may be the most powerful influence on our brain's destiny. Building on leading research, The Food Mood Connection provides everything you need to craft a nutritional program focused on optimizing brain health and performance.
A unique leader in the food-as-medicine field,, Dr. Uma Naidoo reveals the hidden connections between food, our mood, and the brain. She tells us how the deep suffering from depression, anxiety, dementia, PTSD, obsessive compulsive disorder, and other conditions can be relieved through dietary changes, all based on solid science...When it comes to cooking and eating to improve mental health, nobody does it better!
Dr. Naidoo brings together her background as a professional chef, Harvard-trained psychiatrist, and nutrition expert to take readers to the cutting edge of what we know, and don't know, about the complex connections between our diets and mental health. This is one of the great frontiers in medicine, and having her as a guide will be invaluable for anyone wanting to know more about this critically important and rapidly unfolding topic.
Dr. Uma Naidoo has synthesized the current research on food for mental health in the most reliable and digestible way that I've experienced. A must-read if you are looking for what you should or shouldn't do to boost your mood, energy, or concentration.
As a trained chef and psychiatrist, Uma Naidoo is uniquely qualified to dispense food as medicine for the mind/body interface. This is an important book, and as satisfying as a great meal.
Dr. Uma Naidoo unveils a truth that I wholeheartedly endorse: what we eat affects our brains. Her incisive research and scrumptious recipes are an ode to enhancing mental acuity.
In this riveting guide to nutritional psychiatry, Dr. Naidoo shares her deep personal insights, broad research findings, and profound wisdom. The Food Mood Connection is destined to be a must-read for anyone who wants to care for themselves and their body, to optimise their physical and mental health, and ultimately to live a long and healthy life.
If you want to improve your cognitive function, mood and mental health, read this book!
A timely reminder that being mindful of what we eat is the way to stay healthy in body and mind.