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Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health : A Complete Guide to the Food-Mood Connection (Hardcover)

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Korn, a clinician who specializes in mental health nutrition, offers extensive practical advice and guidelines for treating various mental health illnesses through proper nutrition or supplementation. The text is written for professionals in the mental health or related field of practice. Chapter titles include Why Does Nutrition Matter in Mental Health?, The Second Brain: Trust Your Gut, Food Allergies, Sensitivities, and Special Diets, The Kitchen Is Your Pharmacy, and Medication: Side Effects and Withdrawal. Various therapies and regimens are discussed, and vitamin and supplement doses are given for a number of ailments. The text concludes with appendices listing such things as glutenous foods, particular diet guidelines, dairy charts, and elimination diet guidelines, among other things. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
A major component of a client?s clinical profile is diet, which can greatly influence mental well-being. Forexample, dietary changes can alleviate anxious and depressive symptoms. But few therapists have any nutritiontraining and many don?t know where to begin. This book provides an essential introductory primer.
Number of Pages: 424
Genre: Psychology, Health + Wellness
Sub-Genre: Nutrition
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Leslie E. Korn
Language: English
Street Date: January 11, 2016
TCIN: 46767148
UPC: 9780393709940
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-7827
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