Renowned nutrition expert Jack Challem isolates the nutritional triggers of bad moods, providing solutions that will help you stabilize your moods, gain energy, sleep better, handle stress, and be more focused. He lays out a clear-cut, four-step plan for feeding the brain the right nutrition, presenting advice on choosing the right foods and supplements as well as improving lifestyle habits to help regulate mood swings.
"...aims to help you understand and identify how your diet affects your moods...all backed up by recent scientific research." (Health & Fitness May 2007)
Foreword by Melvyn R. Werbach, M.D.
PART 1: The Food-Mood Connection.
Chapter 1. How Food Affects Your Moods.
Chapter 2. How Life's Stresses Do a Number on Your Moods.
Chapter 3. Neuronutrients, Moods, and Your Mind.
PART II: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR MOODS.
Chapter 4. The First Step: Take Your Supplements.
Chapter 5. The Second Step: Eat Mood-Enhancing Foods.
Chapter 6. The Third Step; be More Active.
Chapter 7. The Forth Step: begin Changing Your Life Habits.
PART III: IMPROVING YOUR SPECIFIC MOOD AND BEHAVIOR CONCERNS.
Chapter 8. Dealing with Irritability, Anger, Aggressiveness, and Violent Behavior.
Chapter 9. Reducing Anxiety, Panic Attacks, and Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior.
Chapter 10. Reducing Distractible and Impulsive ADHD-like Behavior.
Chapter 11. The Overweight-Prediabetes Connection to Mood Swings.
Chapter 12. Dealing with Down Days, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder.
Chapter 13. Dealing with Alcohol and Drug Abuse.