Smart Food

Overview

The latest information on how foods, vitamins, and minerals can activate your brain/ body potential and affect all aspects of your daily life, from sleep patters to mood swings to productivity on the job

It seems as if every week there is a new study done on the food we eat and how it affects our health. In Smart Food, Dr. Arthur Winter, a neurosurgeon and the director of the New Jersey Neurological Institute, and veteran science writer Ruth Winter get a handle on the critical ...

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Overview

The latest information on how foods, vitamins, and minerals can activate your brain/ body potential and affect all aspects of your daily life, from sleep patters to mood swings to productivity on the job

It seems as if every week there is a new study done on the food we eat and how it affects our health. In Smart Food, Dr. Arthur Winter, a neurosurgeon and the director of the New Jersey Neurological Institute, and veteran science writer Ruth Winter get a handle on the critical impact foods have on the way we think, feel, and behave. Armed with the most current information, Smart Food demystifies the brain/ food link and provides you with the tools to balance and strengthen both brain and body.

Smart Food is an easy-to-read sourcebook with up-to-date information including:

  • Herbal supplements that may energize and stimulate brain function
  • New Information on what makes us crave the foods we crave and how to curb constant cravings
  • Nutritional supplements that may maintain brain alertness and activity, even under stress
  • Current evidence that suggests there may be a separate "brain" in your belly that functions independently of the brain in your head

And much more .
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595437702
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/21/2007
  • Pages: 340
  • Sales rank: 1,089,720
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Your Brain-Belly Connection
2. Food and Medicines of the Mind
3. From Table to Able--Amino Acids
4. Mood and Food: Brain and Blood Sugar
5. Food Allergies: Your Brain, Body, and Behavior
6. Protecting Yourself from Brain Toxins
7. Smart Food for Smart Children
8. Vitamins, Minerals, and Your Mind
9. Your Hungry Brain: Why You Eat and Why You Stop
10. Nutrients to Enhance Brain Performance
11. Diet for a Smart Brain
Glossary
Notes
Appendix: Labeling
Index
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