The Better Brain: Overcome Anxiety, Combat Depression, and Reduce ADHD and Stress with Nutrition

The Better Brain: Overcome Anxiety, Combat Depression, and Reduce ADHD and Stress with Nutrition

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A paradigm-shifting approach to treating mental disorders like anxiety, depression, and ADHD with food and nutrients, by two leading scientists who share their original, groundbreaking research with readers everywhere for the first time.

What if the key to treating mental illness can’t be found at the pharmacy, but lies in the very foods and nutrients we eat?

We are in the midst of a mental health crisis. An estimated one in five Americans suffer from some form of mental illness. What if we’re looking for solutions in the wrong places?

Leading scientists Bonnie J. Kaplan, PhD, and Julia J. Rucklidge, PhD, have dedicated their lives to studying the role of nutrition in mental health. Their groundbreaking research reveals the surprising role that nutrients—minerals and vitamins—play in brain health. In this paradigm-shifting book, they share a comprehensive program for better brain health, featuring:

The ideal diet for your brain: rich in fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds.More than 30 delicious, mood-boosting recipes.Crucial advice on when to supplement and how.The Better Brain is your complete guide to a healthier, happier brain.

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780358447085

  • ISBN-10: 0358447089

  • Pages: 320

  • Price: $15.99

  • Publication Date: 04/20/2021

  • Carton Quantity: 1

Bonnie J. Kaplan
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Bonnie J. Kaplan

BONNIE J. KAPLAN, PhD, is a professor emerita in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She has published widely on the biological basis of developmental disorders and mental health, especially on the contribution of nutrition to brain development and brain function. Kaplan has over 180 peer-reviewed publications and textbook contributions, and many more invited lectures. In 2018, for Canada's 150th birthday, she was named one of the country's top 150 Difference Makers in mental health. In 2019, she was awarded the prestigious Dr. Rogers Prize, a national award given every two years in Canada for research or clinical work in complementary, alternative, integrative health. She lives in Calgary, Canada. 
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Julia J. Rucklidge
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Julia J. Rucklidge

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. Julia 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 in the top 100 Most Influential Women in New Zealand in 2018. Her 2014 TEDx talk has been viewed almost 1.5 million times. She lives in Christchurch, New Zealand. 
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Andrew T. Weil

Andrew Weil, M.D., has degrees in biology and medicine from Harvard University. Author of the best-selling Spontaneous Healing and Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, he traveled the world experiencing and studying healers and healing systems and has earned an international reputation as an expert on alternative medicine, mind-body interactions, and medical botany. He is the associate director of the Division of Social Perspectives in Medicine and the director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780358447085

  • ISBN-10: 0358447089

  • Pages: 320

  • Price: $15.99

  • Publication Date: 04/20/2021

  • Carton Quantity: 1

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