The ultimate guide to using the power of food to improve your mood, energy and mental wellbeing, with over 70 specially selected recipes. This brilliantly accessible diet book explains how you can use simple steps in your nutrition to manage any mood disorder. Each chapter explains how to use diet to combat the most common issues that affect people of all ages. Looking at all the ways in which disordered mood can manifest, Good Mood Food discusses specific body mechanisms, underlying causes, symptoms, nutrient needs and recipes that support these for each category: improve your energy levels, focus, resist cravings, reduce anxiety, get more sleep, tackle depression and achieve balanced hormones. Each chapter also features 6-8 recipes that are perfect to combat each issue and ends with diet plans to help you work mood-boosting ingredients into your diet every day. Drawing on the latest research into the human microbiome, mental health, and links between the gut and the brain, this book will be the perfect companion for anyone who wants to understand a little more about how what they eat affects how they feel - and what to do about it.
What foods make us happy? Scientists are now discovering a proven link between what we eat and how we feel ...?In this inspirational book Rachel Kelly, who has had a history of depression, shares her personal experience of harnessing the power of food to stay calm and well. Over the past five years she has worked with nutrition?al therapist Alice Mackintosh to build up a range of delicious recipes, designed to boost energy, relieve low mood, comfort a troubled mind, ?support hormone? balance? and help you sleep soundly. Simple meal planners, seasonal shopping lists and invaluable nutrition notes that explain the science of good mood food for everyone... The Happy Kitchen contains all you need. Follow Rachel and Alice's advice and, week by week, you too will feel stronger? and healthier and ?keep the blues at bay.
Presents over sixty recipes that feature foods to help combat insomnia, mood swings, anxiety, and exhaustion, including such dishes as mushroom and mustard soup, three-bean salad, Basque chicken with brown rice, and strawberry sorbet.
Warm your cockles and lift your spirits ... Including all the recipes from Ainsley's new ITV show, this book is all about food that makes us happy! Because there's no two ways about it - food can definitely raise your spirits. In this uplifting cookbook you will find comforting classics, great food for sharing, recipes for a bit of indulgence, light and healthy dishes to help you feel good from the inside out, easy one-pots that are all weeknight winners, some favourite barbecue dishes to bring sunshine to your table, and delicious desserts because - because we all need a treat now and again. Happy Cooking!
Did you know that your gut is responsible for producing around 90% of your serotonin, the chemical which makes you feel good? The Happy Kitchen is a joyous bible of good mood food, packed with recipes and meal planners to keep us calm, boost energy and help us sleep. Since suffering her last serious bout of depression in 2011, Rachel Kelly has evolved a broad holistic approach to staying well, but at the heart of her recovery has been changing the way she eats. Over the past five years, she has worked with nutritionist and food doctor Alice Mackintosh. Together, they have built up a repertoire of recipes that target particular symptoms, from insomnia and mood swings to stress and exhaustion. In chapters ranging from Steady Energy and Beating the Blues to Finding Comfort, they put all the theory into practice, setting out how you can incorporate it into your daily life. Along with delicious new recipes and meal planners, there is a toolkit of Super Good Mood Foods, as well as ‘Science Bites’ scattered through the text in which Alice explains the biology and chemistry of nutrition. When you’re feeling fragile it can be hard to overhaul your diet; it is one more thing on your ‘to do’ list. But as Rachel has learnt, it is small steps that make a difference. Alice’s recipes are easy to follow, and soothe and gladden the soul. Follow their advice, and without trying, you too will, week by week, begin to feel stronger and happier.
Cooking Light Good Mood Food features 352 pages of feel good foods that simply make you happier & healthier: Breakfasts to start a great day; warm soups and great sandwiches; dinners that set the stage for good times with the family; wow-factor desserts. Enjoy ooey, gooey sticky buns and tomato soup with grilled cheese, pot roast and potatoes, cheesy one-dish dinners, and homemade ice cream. There are 200 recipes to tempt your taste buds, boost your mood, and give you the immediate gratification you want. This book includes: More than 250 full color photos 200 recipes that taste good and make you feel even better Chapters organized by mood: Happy, Romantic, Excited, Calm, Nostalgic A Mood Menu makes it easy to find salads, soups, side dishes, main dishes, desserts, and more Good Mood Food memories, nostalgic personal stories written by Cooking Light readers, reminiscing of their own food memories. A complete nutritional analysis for each recipe
The go-to guide to cooking and eating for better mental health. Revolutionize your personal cooking and eating habits for optimal energy, health, and emotional well-being. This book of mood-savvy tips, tools, and delicious recipes guides you step by step through all the essentials. It features dozens of easy-to-understand graphics, lists, and charts to help prioritize choices for maximum benefit. Learn how to: Assess your unique digestive style and nutritional needs and develop the diet that’s right for you. Substitute problem foods, ingredients, and habits with healthy, delectable alternatives. Navigate gluten sensitivity and other allergies. Use smarter, healthier food preparation options for busy schedules. Identify common nutritional complications behind depression, anxiety, and other mood challenges. Engage family and friends in nutritional change. And much more. This is the essential dietary road map for anyone interested in improved mental well-being. Explore tasty, life-changing ways to eat healthier—and happier!
Dr. Kleiner, a leading nutrition authority on eating for strength, has put together a diet that has already been tested in Seattle with a Seattle Good Mood Diet weight loss group program. Bob Condor highlighted the progress of the group in the Seattle Post Intelligencer from Nov. 1, 2004 through April 2005. The author has since received thousands of requests for more information. The idea behind this book is that you can choose healthy foods that both make you feel great and, when eaten according to the plan, help you lose weight. Most diets cause chemical changes in the brain that make the dieter feel depressed. The typical plan is often too low in calories. In this diet, the participants eat feel-good foods with both ideal timing and ideal combinations. People's energy levels soar and participants feel better in days. The key is to combine the right foods-i.e. balance of protein and fats to go with carbs. The plan outlines a diet of about 40 percent carbs, 30 percent proteins, and 30 percent fats and fiber. Participants eat from a list of "feel good foods," and eliminate excessive added sugar in processed foods. Sweets are not taboo, but the authors believes in "eat it only if you love it" when it comes to sweets. For instance, if you love pumpkin pie, have a slice, but maybe skip the crust unless it's fabulous. A bit of chocolate and a glass of red wine a day is okay once you're two weeks into the
Ninety-five high-protein recipes accompany a noted nutrition expert and radio personality's discussion of how to identify and eliminate allergies and how to prevent or treat allergic responses or the symptoms of allergic responses
Sometimes things might seem to get in the way but nevertheless, we all want to feel good, don't we? Well, 'Indi's Good Mood Food' is a collection of over 20 simple vegetarian recipes that aim to do just that - make you feel your shiny best!With tips and insight into Indi's own personal food experience, 'Indi's Good Mood Food' encourages readers to take some initiative in finding what work best for their unique body so they can reach their full potential. Indi emphasises the importance of mindful eating and how the food we consume directly impacts our mood, social interactions and our surrounding natural environments.
'Good Mood Food' features traditional dishes such as coq au vin, eggs benedict and deep fried hake with chips, sat alongside more exotic recipes such as baba ganoush, seafood laksa and tuna sashimi salad. Each chapter also contains a section of desserts to complement the main dishes.
What if you discovered that just behind your thoughts is the real you - a powerful, unlimited being capable of creating an easier, healthier, and more peaceful life? The time has come for us to discover that the way we have been taught to think is completely out of alignment with who we truly are and is responsible for our unhappiness and preventable illnesses. Mood, Food, and Gratitude holds the keys to remembering that powerful truth. It challenges us to awaken to our authentic consciousness by illustrating the obvious contrast between what our thoughts tell us and what our hearts tell us. Therein lies the divergence between confusion and clarity, between sickness and vitality, between the alignment with the false and the alignment with our deep truth. It is time for us to remember who we are the unending power of love itself. Bos insightful and profound book holds important keys to discovering our wholeness. - Katarina Van Derham, Model, Actress, and Entrepreneur Mood, Food and Gratitude will show you the real you...someone who is exceptional beyond your wildest dreams. - Candace Kita, Model and Managing Editor, VIVA GLAM MAGAZINE Breaking down misperceptions of thought, Bo L. Arnold shows us what our thoughts do to us and how we can take back the control. It is a truly inspiring read. - VIVA GLAM MAGAZINE
Improve your mental health and make yourself happier with this mood-boosting, life-changing, holistic nutritional plan that includes recipes, advice, and the science behind it from an internationally bestselling author and a nutritional therapist. Eat better, feel better! There’s a reason that our stomachs are often referred to as our second brains: the gut is responsible for producing around 90 percent of a person’s serotonin, the chemical responsible for making you feel good. Since suffering from her last serious bout of depression in 2011, bestselling author and mental health advocate Rachel Kelly has developed a broad holistic approach to staying healthy and happy, and the heart of her recovery process involves a crucial shift in diet. Over the past five years, Kelly has worked with nutritionist Alice Mackintosh to identify the foods that either drag us down or lift us up. Together, they have built up a repertoire of over five-dozen recipes that target particular symptoms, from insomnia and mood swings to anxiety and exhaustion. In this bright, warm, beautifully designed cookbook with chapters ranging from Steady Energy and Beating the Blues to Hormonal Peace and Finding Comfort, they put all the theories into practice, explaining how you can incorporate these changes seamlessly into your daily life. Along with fantastic recipes and daily meal planners, each chapter features informative introductions explaining the nutritional science behind their advice. The Happiness Diet also offers cheat sheets of essential foods to incorporate into your diet, with comforting thoughts and inspirational quotes. Follow the advice in these pages, and even if it’s the only life change you make, you will begin to feel stronger and lighter with each passing week. Happy eating!
Discover nutritional therapist Lina Bou's recipe for healthy living, with this inspirational cookbook for the modern lifestyle. Cooking isn't just about eating the right foods - it's about being inventive, having fun and enjoying a healthy relationship with what you eat. Whether you're looking for tasty brunch ideas, delicious dinners, energizing snacks or mouthwatering sweet treats, Lina shows you how to make simple, nutritious vegetarian meals (suitable for all!) easy enough for anyone to rustle up with the minimum of fuss. There are also suggestions for vegan alternatives, plus recipes free from gluten, dairy and sugar - the most common intolerances. All recipes feature a health-benefit key, indicating at a glance whether they help improve your immunity, boost your energy, balance your hormones, and more. And there's advice on sensible detoxing, too.
It is well established that a Mediterranean-style diet can reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes. Now new evidence suggests that this pattern of eating also substantially reduces the risk of depression. Inspired by this fascinating new research, dietitian Paula Mee outlines a healthy eating plan based on the Mediterranean diet that is rich in healthy fats, wholegrains, unrefined carbs and proteins. With over 70 easy-to-prepare recipes included, Mediterranean Mood Food shows that you can stay in great shape physically and mentally while still enjoying delicious food.
This book is a precious gift that anyone can be happy to receive, have, read, and empower themselves with beneficial knowledge to be healthy and stay healthy as long as possible. To be healthy makes no distinction in religion, race, color, creed, power, well-being, social status or how famous and talented you are or what political party you choose. What's in this book makes no distinction about your choice of love, romance, and type of family, work, career, business, and sexual preference. The goal of this book is to be happy, healthy, live a prosperous life, get along with each other, and tolerate each other, smile, and laugh, say hi, hello, look at each other, and do much more with each other. Once in a while, take time ask yourself, who am I? Why am I here on this earth at this time in this century with all these other people? You can say to yourself, I could've been born in another century with all the other people. But I am here in this century with all the other people with you and me. Let us be healthy, love each other, and live longer.