Brain Food Handbook for Mental Health: What to Eat to Relieve Anxiety, Memory Loss, and More (Paperback)
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Boost your mental health through food!
Here's some food for thought: does what you eat affect your mental health? The answer is yes! The same way a balanced diet keeps your body healthy, the right foods can improve your brain function and emotional state. With this handbook, you'll explore the "mind-gut connection" and start building a diet plan that can keep you sharper, happier, and healthier—inside and out.
- Your mind, your diet—Find out which foods to eat (or avoid) based on your brain health needs, whether you want to help prevent memory loss, manage ADHD, or reduce anxiety and depression.
- How food affects mood—Learn why certain foods are better for mental health, and how to create a diet full of brain-healthy nutrients like omega-3s, lean proteins, colorful fruits and vegetables, probiotics, and fermented foods.
- Beyond the ingredients—It's not just about the food—get tips for tracking your habits, eating mindfully, and treating nutrition as holistic self-care.
Feed your body to feed your mind with this nourishi ng brain food book.
About the Author
AMANDA FOOTE, RD, is a registered dietitian and author with experience in long-term care nutrition, private practice medical nutrition therapy, and commercial menu development. Amanda has a bachelor’s degree in dietetics from the University of Northern Colorado.
"The Brain Food Handbook for Mental Health includes scientific information and simple, easy-to-cook recipes for anyone interested in helping their health! As a registered dietitian nutritionist and an educator, I recommend it." —Alena Clark, PhD, RDN, college professor
"This book is long overdue. It should be in everyone's home since it uses evidence-based literature to support the topics covered and gives such practical applications and examples. This is an amazing book!" —Nikki Withrow, PhD, MS, RDN
"In a time when mental health awareness has become a prominent conversation in households, offices, and social media, Amanda has provided us with a tactical manual on how to build a brain-boosting diet to positively impact our mental well-being. By combining evidence-based facts with practical applications, this handbook unlocks the secrets of nutrition psychiatry, making it easy to implement small lifestyle strategies with big mental-health benefits." —Katie Kage, PhD, registered dietitian, associate professor