The Food-Mood Connection: Nutritional and Environmental Approaches to Mental Health and Physical Wellbeing [NOOK Book]

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Now, at a time when the effects of nutrition on mental health are becoming increasingly recognized and accepted by the general public, comes a completely revised tome from an early advocate of the subject: The Food-Mood Connection, by bestselling health and nutrition expert Gary Null, who was affectionately dubbed "the new Mister Natural" by Time magazine. Drawing from up-to-the-minute research and patient testimonials, Null reveals how alternative, nutrition-based approaches can effectively treat many mental ...
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The Food-Mood Connection: Nutritional and Environmental Approaches to Mental Health and Physical Wellbeing

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Overview

Now, at a time when the effects of nutrition on mental health are becoming increasingly recognized and accepted by the general public, comes a completely revised tome from an early advocate of the subject: The Food-Mood Connection, by bestselling health and nutrition expert Gary Null, who was affectionately dubbed "the new Mister Natural" by Time magazine. Drawing from up-to-the-minute research and patient testimonials, Null reveals how alternative, nutrition-based approaches can effectively treat many mental disorders, chronic conditions, and a variety of commonly misdiagnosed organic conditions. With participation from more than sixty-five alternative practitioners, this edition includes new chapters, protocols for health, updates on topics ranging from alcoholism and depression to food allergies and PMS, plus revised supplementary sections on Prozac and autism.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609800505
  • Publisher: Seven Stories Press
  • Publication date: 1/4/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Gary Null
Nutritionist and natural-living advocate GARY NULL is one of America's leading health and fitness writers. The author of dozens of books and hundreds of medical articles, Null’s film documentaries on the politics of health have won awards around the world, and his daily and weekly radio broadcasts educate millions on nutrition-based approaches to wellness and disease prevention. 
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Table of Contents

Author's Preface     9
Mental Health in the Twenty-first Century: Crisis or Opportunity?     11
Nutritional and Environmental Influences on Mental States     17
The Political and Social Dimensions of Nutrition and Mental Health     37
The Promise of Orthomolecular Psychiatry and Psychoimmunology     49
Disorders of Mood and Behavior     55
Addictions     57
Anxiety Disorders     70
Eating Disorders     79
Depression     87
Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)     107
Schizophrenia     110
Insomnia     119
Attention Disorders in Adults     130
Tardive Dyskinesia     134
Disorders in Older Adults     139
Brain Aging     141
Alzheimer's Disease     154
Depression and Other Mental Disorders in Older Adults     163
Disorders in Children     165
Aggression     167
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)     172
Autism Spectrum Disorders     190
Behavioral and Learning Disorders     201
Chronic Depression in Children     207
Food and Environmental Allergies in Children     209
Organic Conditions Commonly Misdiagnosed as Mental Disease     219
Blood Sugar Instability (Hypoglycemia)     221
Candidiasis     226
Chronic Fatigue     235
Hormone Imbalance     250
Nutrient Imbalances in the Body and Brain     255
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)     259
Thyroid Disorders     262
Migraines     270
What You Can Do: Protocols for Heart and Brain Health     275
A Wellness Protocol     277
A Cardiovascular Protocol     280
A Protocol to Lower Cholesterol     284
A Protocol to Lower High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)     286
Supplements for Best Brain Health     288
Additional Supplements for Impacting Depression     290
Additional Supplements for Impacting Anxiety     292
Additional Supplements for Impacting Memory Loss     292
Additional Supplements for Impacting Mental Fatigue     294
Additional Supplements for Impacting Parkinson's Disease     294
Additional Supplements for Impacting Alzheimer's Disease     296
Additional Supplements for Impacting Headache     298
Additional Supplements for Impacting Brain Trauma     299
Additional Supplements for Impacting Brain Allergies     300
Additional Supplements for Impacting Insomnia     302
Additional Supplements for Impacting Senile Dementia     303
Recipes for Natural Healing     305
Breakfast Foods     307
Nutritious Drinks     312
Salads     315
Soups     326
Lunch and Dinner Entrees     332
Desserts     361
Testimonials     369
Appendices     393
Resources     395
Clinical Studies     410
Environmental Causes of Mental Disease-A Bibliography     453
Useful Books     458
Suggested Websites     465
Autism and Vaccinations     466
Recent News and Opinion Pieces     466
Abstracts of Recent Scientific Research     481
Facts and Figures     496
Prozac     503
Recent News     503
Abstracts of Recent Scientific Research     509
Safety Statement     527
Index     531
About Gary Null, Ph.D.     563
Other Titles by Gary Null from Seven Stories Press     577
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