Brain changer / Professor Felice Jacka.Material type: TextPublisher: Sydney, NSW : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: xiii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: still image | text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781760556518Other title: Brain changer : the latest cutting-edge science on how diet can affect your risk of anxiety and depression, and influence the health of your brainSubject(s): Depression | Nutritional Status | Brain -- Care and hygiene | Brain -- Diseases -- Prevention | Brain -- Diseases -- Prevention | Mental health -- Nutritional aspects | Diet therapy | Cookbooks | Nervous system -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects | Self-care, Health | Brain | Brain -- Care and hygiene | Brain -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects | Diet therapy | Mental health -- Nutritional aspects | Cooking (Natural foods) | Diet in disease | Nutrition -- Psychological aspects | Nutrition | Mood (Psychology) -- Nutritional aspects | AustralianGenre/Form: Cookbooks. | Cookbooks | Cookbooks. DDC classification: 612.82 LOC classification: RC455.4.N8 | J33 2019
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
pt. 1. Diet and good mental health -- 1. Two modern challenges : diet and mental health -- 2. Diet and mental health in adults -- 3. Diet and mental health in children and adolescents -- 4. Diet at the start of life -- 5. Correlation doesn't equal causation : a brief but important note about science -- 6. Autism, ADHD and psychotic illnesses -- 7. Ageing well -- 8. The immune system, brain plasticity, epigenetics and gut microbiota in mental health -- 9. If I improve my diet, will my mental health improve? -- 10. How can we improve things? -- 11. Myths and hits -- 12. The best diet for mental and brain health -- pt. 2. Recipes for good mental health -- Acknowledgements -- Appendix : the ModiMed diet -- Sources -- Index.
You feel how you eat. Professor Felice Jacka's love of food led her to question whether what we put in our mouths everyday affects more than our waistline. Felice set out on a journey of discovery to change the status quo and uncover the truth through rigorous science. Beginning her PhD in 2005, she examined the association between women's diets and their mental health, focusing on depression and anxiety. What Felice found fundamentally changes the way we think about mental and brain health, and the importance of the nutrition-mental health link. Brain Changer explains how and why we should consider our food as the basis of our mental and brain health throughout our lives. It includes a selection of recipes featuring ingredients beneficial to mental health. It also highlights the practical things we can do to help prevent mental health problems in the first place, and offers strategies for treating these problems if they do arise. This is not a diet book to help you on the weight scales. This is a guide to good habits to save your brain, improve the lives of future generations, and to optimise your mental and brain health at every stage of life.