The ultimate guide to using the power of food to improve your mood, energy and mental wellbeing, with over 70 specially selected recipes.
This brilliantly accessible diet book explains how you can use simple steps in your nutrition to manage any mood disorder.
Each chapter explains how to use diet to combat the most common issues that affect people of all ages. Looking at all the ways in which disordered mood can manifest, Good Mood Food discusses specific body mechanisms, underlying causes, symptoms, nutrient needs and recipes that support these for each category: improve your energy levels, focus, resist cravings, reduce anxiety, get more sleep, tackle depression and achieve balanced hormones.
Each chapter also features 6-8 recipes that are perfect to combat each issue and ends with diet plans to help you work mood-boosting ingredients into your diet every day. Drawing on the latest research into the human microbiome, mental health, and links between the gut and the brain, this book will be the perfect companion for anyone who wants to understand a little more about how what they eat affects how they feel - and what to do about it.
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About the Author
Natalie Savona's inspiring, practical approach to balanced eating and simple, tasty recipes have made her one of Britain's leading nutritionists. She is the author of several books, including Wonderfoods and Wonderfoods for Kids.Natalie trained at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition, having previously graduated from Cambridge and City universities. She regularly features as an expert in the press and on radio and TV, and has presented two television series for the BBC.Charlotte Watts is a nutritional therapist and yoga teacher, and winner of the 2012 CAM Award for Outstanding Practice. She writes regularly for the national press, is a feature blogger for Healthista, nutritional advisor for Ocado and writes regularly for the Mailonline, Om Magazine and What Doctor's Don't Tell You magazine. She has lectured in top UK nutrition colleges and now lectures for The Minded Institute. She appeared as the nutritionist/presenter on BBC3's Freaky Eaters and GMTV's Beach Body Boot Camp. Her latest book, The De-Stress Effect is out now.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Energy and brain fuel 11
Chapter 2 Calming an anxious mind 43
Chapter 3 Focus and concentration support 77
Chapter 4 Mood maintenance 105
Chapter 5 Soothing belly stress 135
Chapter 6 Appetite regulation 169
Chapter 7 Sleep support 205
Chapter 8 Balancing female hormones 237
Chapter 9 Feel-good diet basics 265