The Food-Mood-Body Connection: Nutrition-Based Encironmental Approaches to Mental Health and Physical Wellbeing

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Seven Stories Press, Dec 4, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 496 pages
More than fifty physicians describe their clinical experience treating maladies ranging from alcoholism to depression, from yeast overgrowth (candidiasis) to PMS. In case after case, these doctors found, mental and physical disorders were associated with vitamin deficiencies, environmental toxins, hormonal imbalances, food allergies, or an inability to absorb certain nutrients. Often, problems that had resisted all other treatments responded to nutrition-based approaches, sometimes combined with lifestyle changes.
The Food-Mood-Body Connection presents treatments that address the underlying biochemical imbalances which cause or contribute to conditions such as: aggressive behavior, alcoholism, allergies, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, attention deficit disorder, autism, bipolar disorder, dementia, depression, eating disorders, fatigue, hypoglycemia, insomnia, learning disabilities, obsessive-compulsive disorder, PMS, schizophrenia, thyroid disorders...
 

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Contents

Addictions
61
DRUG AND ALCOHOL ADDICTION
63
FOOD ADDICTION
74
Alzheimers Disease
77
Anxiety disorders and Panic Attacks
89
OBSESSUVECOMPULSIVE DISORDERS
96
Eating Disorders
101
Depression Unipolar Disorder
115
Behavioral Disorders
235
Chronic Depression
243
Food Allergies
247
Organic Conditions Commonly Misdiagnosed As Mental Disease
261
Blood Sugar Instability Hypoglycemia
263
Candidiasis
269
Chronic Fatigue
285
Hormone Imbalance
303

DEPRESSION AND TOBACCO
134
EFFECT OF EXERCISE NUTRITION AND LIFESTYLE ON DEPRESSION
135
Manic Depression Bipolar Disorder
141
Schizophrenia
145
SCHIZOPHRENIA AND ALCOHOLISM
155
Insomnia
157
Thinking Disorders
171
Tardive Dyskinesia
175
Building Better Brains
179
Disorders in children
197
Aggression
199
Attention Deficit Disorder and Hyperactivity
205
Autism
227
Nutrient Imbalances in the Body and Brain
309
Premenstrual Syndrome
315
Thyroid Disorders
319
Resources
333
CLINICAL STUDIES
345
ENVIRONMENTAL CAUSES OF MENTAL DISEASE A BIBLIOGRAPHY
412
USEFUL BOOKS
414
WEBSITES
418
The Dangers of Prozac
419
Autism Is There a Vaccine Connection?
437
Index
473
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Nutritionist and natural-living advocate GARY NULL is one of America's leading health and fitness writers. The author of dozens of books and hundreds of medical articles, Null's film documentaries on the politics of health have won awards around the world, and his daily and weekly radio broadcasts educate millions on nutrition-based approaches to wellness and disease prevention.

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