- The ideal diet for your brain: a Mediterranean-style diet rich in fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds.
- More than 30 delicious, mood-boosting recipes.
- Crucial advice on when to supplement and how.
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About the Author
JULIA J. RUCKLIDGE, PhD, is a professor of clinical psychology at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. Over the last decade, she has been running clinical trials investigating the role of broad-spectrum micronutrients in the treatment of mental illness, specifically ADHD, mood disorders, addictions, anxiety and stress associated with traumatic events. Rucklidge has over 130 peer-reviewed publications and textbook contributions. She is regularly featured in the media across social media, newspaper, radio, and TV and has given over 150 invited talks across the world on her work on nutrition and mental health. She was named one of the top 100 Most Influential Women in New Zealand in 2018. Her 2014 TEDx talk has been viewed over 2.1 million times. She lives in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Table of Contents
Foreword Andrew Weil, MD ix
Introduction: Finding Answers in Nutrition, Not the Pharmacy 1
Part I A Bold New Paradigm for Improving Mental Health
1 The Missing Key for Mental Health 21
2 Food for Thought: The Nutrients Your Brain Needs 40
3 Not Your Grandmother's Peach: Factors That Have Led to Decreased Nutrient Intake 72
Part II Better Nutrition for a Better Brain
4 The Power of the Food You Eat 103
5 Treating Psychiatric Disorders with Supplements 117
6 Tackling Life's Challenges with Supplements 139
7 Improving Resilience to Trauma and Stress with Supplements 157
Part III How to Feed Your Brain
8 Food First: Eating Well, Mediterranean Style 179
9 The Better Brain Recipes 201
10 Foods to Avoid for a Better Brain 239
11 Supplements: What You Need to Know 254
12 A Vision for a Happier, Healthier Tomorrow 288
Epilogue: We Shouldn't Have to Wait 264 Years for Better Brain Health! 306
About the Authors 350