When it comes to fighting anxiety, you have more control than you think: the power is at the end of your fork.
We're in the middle of a global anxiety epidemic, but in Calm Your Mind With Food, bestselling author and nutritional psychiatrist Dr Uma Naidoo gives you the tools to take back control. Dr Naidoo draws on the latest science to demonstrate how an understanding of how both the brain and gut microbiome works, and a diet that creates a strong foundation for mental health, will equip you to control your anxiety.
In this revolutionary, solutions-focussed and full-body approach to relieving anxiety, you'll learn:
Dr Uma's six pillars to calm the mind
How inflammation affects everything from anxiety and depression to Alzheimer's disease
How the trillions of bacteria living in your gut are key to controlling anxiety
How to incorporate anxiety-busting foods into your diet, from the obscure (ashwagandha) to the ubiquitous (vitamin C)
Which foods you should avoid as you make anti-anxiety eating choices
The best diets for managing symptoms of anxiety and depression
With guidelines for creating your own personal anti-anxiety meal plan and dozens of supernutrient-forward, delicious recipes, Dr Naidoo shows how to effectively use food and nutrition as essential tools for calming the mind. This ground-breaking guide will help you boost your immunity, reduce anxiety and enhance your overall mental well-being.