Although primary advanced vitamin and mineral deficiencies are rare
in the developed world, many common health conditions deplete
nutritional status, including sub-optimal dietary intake, frequent
alcohol consumption, changes in appetite due to aging, food
allergies or sensitivities, special diets, and eating disorders.
Covering topics as diverse as aging, the brain, eating habits,
genetics, lifestyle, nutrients, and psychology, this book brings
together two extremely complex aspects of life-human nutrition and
mental health. Organized by mental health concern as well as
nutrient group, Nutrition and Mental Health reviews the scientific
literature from many fields of science: health, psychology,
nutrition, mental well-being, and the interface with chronic
disease. It provides a straightforward, readable report of broadly
selected scientific research on how various nutrients affect mental
health. Professional resources are provided in easy-to-access
tables as well as suggested formats for assessing nutritional
status and guidelines for interpretation. Chapter summaries, a
descriptive table of contents, an index, and glossary assist the
reader in finding specific topics of interest. A variety of mental
health conditions may affect a person's ability and interest in
getting and eating a well-rounded selection of foods. An
examination of the role diet plays in mental health, this book
reviews the scientific literature from many fields of science:
health, psychology, nutrition, mental well-being, and chronic
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