The Brain Health Cookbook: MIND Diet Recipes to Prevent Disease and Enhance Cognitive Power (Paperback)

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The Brain Health Cookbook: MIND Diet Recipes to Prevent Disease and Enhance Cognitive Power (Paperback)


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Food for thought—75 delicious recipes to boost brainpower

In the search for ways to preserve brain health and reduce the risk of cognitive decline, there is one evidence-based nutritional plan that rises to the top. The Brain Health Cookbook's MIND diet (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) is a unique brain-building combination diet that has been scientifically recognized to improve brain health and even prevent cognitive decline by up to 53%.

The Brain Health Cookbook is a comprehensive and practical guide to the science behind the MIND diet, including 75 delicious recipes like Wild Berry Cashew Smoothie and Fish Taco Bowls with Mango Salsa for optimal brain health and function. Truly the "best of both diets," The Brain Health Cookbook takes a straightforward approach to the MIND diet by recommending specific, moderate servings of each brain-healthy food group—and provides a lifestyle guide full of easy suggestions for adding more brain-healthy activities into your life.

This brain health cookbook contains:
  • The latest science—Gain a deep understanding of the MIND diet, including the latest scientific research, a comprehensive list of brain-boosting foods, and the recommended dietary guidelines for optimal brain health.
  • The spice of life—Each recipe includes variation tips on how to keep things interesting, substitution tips for special diets, and cooking tips for ways to make your recipes even more delicious.
  • More than a cookbook—Learn about other habits that have been proven to optimize brainpower beyond food, such as stress management, adequate sleep and hydration, intellectual pursuits, and regular physical activity.

Tap into the power of the MIND diet, and bask in its cognitive benefits.
Julie Andrews, MS, RDN, CD, is a registered dietitian nutritionist and trained chef with a master’s degree in human nutrition. She is the author and co-author of several books on the MIND and DASH diets and shares simple, wholesome, and delicious recipes on her blog,
Product Details ISBN: 9781646115174
ISBN-10: 1646115171
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: March 10th, 2020
Pages: 182
Language: English
“The Brain Health Cookbook offers incredible insights into what we can do to nourish and maintain the health of the most important organ in the human body. Using the latest scientific evidence, Julie crafts a compelling case for the role of diet and lifestyle factors in optimizing brain health, and brings this guidance to life with tantalizing recipes—including a full section on seafood. If you are fascinated by nutrition science, the brain, or you just love delicious recipes this book is for you.” —Andy De Santis, RD MPH, author of The Easy 5 Ingredient Pescatarian Cookbook and The Low Cholesterol Cookbook For Two

“In this day and age when we are discovering more and more about how food affects our cognitive health, The Brain Health Cookbook is a welcome resource with an approachable tone. Julie Andrews is both a trained chef and a registered dietitian—the ideal expert to educate with realistic lifestyle tips and yummy recipes to help anyone eat well to achieve optimal brain wellness. From Spicy Fish Taco Bowls with Mango Salsa to Crispy Buffalo Tofu Bites, there’s a recipe to entice every age and every palate!” —Deanna Segrave-Daly, Registered Dietitian and author of The 30-Minute Mediterranean Cookbook

“The impact that food may have long-term on cognition and mental health is an exciting area of research, but at the same time, understanding how and why the brain needs certain nutrients can be overwhelming. I am a big fan of The Brain Health Cookbook because of how simple and easy-to-understand Julie has broken down the information on the key nutrients and foods most involved in brain health. I am also a big fan of Julie’s recipe approach—delicious but realistic for busy nights.” —Carolyn Williams, PhD, RD, Culinary Nutrition Expert and author of Meals That Heal: 100+ Everyday Anti-Inflammatory Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less