Discover the science behind the food-mood connection and how you can develop a diet that improves your state of mind
The latest research shows the connection between a healthy gut and a healthy mind. Inflammation markers are frequently found in the blood of people with anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders, proving the existence of a food-mood connection. In this follow-up to Anti-Inflammatory Eating Made Easy, nutritionist Michelle Babb shows how reducing inflammation and balancing the flora in the gut results in a happier, healthier you—not just in body, but in mind.
Drawing on what she’s learned from her most successful clients, Babb begins by explaining the science behind an anti-inflammatory eating plan before delivering 75 tasty recipes that range from very simple to easy gourmet. Featuring ingredients that were not in her previous book, Anti-Inflammatory Eating for a Happy, Healthy Brain provides you with the tools you need to create a variety of meals that will satisfy your taste buds, your microbiome, and your mood.
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About the Author
MICHELLE BABB, MS, RD, CD, is a registered dietitian specializing in mind-body nutrition, weight management, and inflammatory digestive disorders. She is also PCC Cooks instructor who teaches classes about the anti-inflammatory diet. She holds a Master's degree in nutrition from Bastyr University and has also trained at the Center for Mind Body Medicine. When she's not in the kitchen, Michelle enjoys running, kayaking, sailing, and traveling. She lives in Seattle,WA.
Table of Contents
Foreword Jeffrey Bland, PhD ix
Your Brain on Food 1
Getting Started-How to Use This Book 15
Mood-Boosting Snacks 59
Mind-Altering Main Dishes 75
Well-Adjusted Accompaniments 111
Gut-Harmonizing Helpers 137
Tantalizing Treats 149