"Optimum Nutrition for the Mind" was the first definitive, readable and practical guide to improving your mood, boosting your memory, sharpening your mind and solving mental health problems through nutrition. Patrick Holford asserts that what you eat affects your mind. Patrick Holford's "New Optimum Nutrition for the Mind" is fully updated to include new insights, and a questionnaire-based method to work out your own nutritional programme for improving your mood, mind and memory. In this revised edition, Patrick Holford: describes breakthrough discoveries on how specific essential fats, vitamins and minerals can improve depression and anxiety; discusses the effects of stress, alcohol and exercise on mental health; gives details of new discoveries in the treatment of autism and schizophrenia; and, provides concrete and well-researched guidance for those with mental health difficulties. This book guarantees to knock five years off your mental age.
Patrick Holford is founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London. He has a degree in psychology, directs The Mental Health Project in the UK and heads the Food for the Brain campaign. He is Britain's top nutrition expert and is the author of over 20 health books, including The Holford Low-GL Diet, and the blockbuster Patrick Holford's New Optimum Nutrition Bible, which has sold over 1 million copies in 30 countries.