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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.
About the Author
Professor Felice Jacka is director of the Food & Mood Centre at Deakin University in Australia, founder and president of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research, and immediate past-president of the Australian Alliance for the Prevention of Mental Disorders. She holds Honorary Principal Research Fellow appointments at the Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children's Research Centre, and the Black Dog Institute. Professor Jacka's current research focuses closely on the links between diet, gut health and mental and brain health.
ISBN: 9781760556518 ISBN-10: 1760556513 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 336 Published: 26th February 2019 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.9
Weight (kg): 0.43