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Brain-Building Nutrition: How Dietary Fats and Oils Affect Mental, Physical, and Emotional Intelligence Paperback – December 19, 2006
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"Brain-Building Nutrition is destined to become a classic. It’s one of the top twenty books you have to read to get a real sense of what optimum nutrition is all about."
— Patrick Holford, executive editor, Journal of Optimal Nutrition
"Schmidt presents up-to-date research to document his almost revolutionary findings."
—Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients
"Dr. Michael Schmidt is one of the brilliant minds in nutritional medicine today."
— Joli Martin Root, host of Food For Thought, WEVD Radio, New York
"One of my favorite books. Dr. Schmidt is one of the most gifted communicators and eloquent writers of our time. "
— Deborah Ray, host of nationally syndicated The Deborah Ray Show, Healthy Talk Radio Network
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In Brain-Building Nutrition, Dr. Schmidt reveals the extraordinary ways in which specific fats are needed to build a healthy brain, and how dietary fats and oils affect mental, physical, and emotional intelligence. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Besides explaining the operation of many nutrients the brain needs, this book lists warning signals that your body might send long before you notice your thinking beginning to deteriorate. Research is also beginning to show connections between deficiencies in certain fatty acids and such things as ADHD, aggression, poor memory, etc. The author tells us what are the essential fatty acids and where to get them. This is why I will keep the book instead of donating it to the library as I often do.
I noticed a couple of small errors. One, an editing error which left Haddock listed under fresh water fish. The other states mayonnaise has trans fats. Unless somehow lemon juice and eggs acquire a hydrogen atom when oil is slowly poured into the whirling mixture, I don't see how true mayonnaise can have trans fats. As a whole, however, this is a useful book that should be required reading.
child to ensure their full potential. It makes you wonder about all of the "CRAP" like fast food, soda (Pepsi and Coke are rich
but what is it doing to our children and women our unborn children?) and prepackaged food! I know it's easier to pull through the
fast food drive way but what about vegetables and fruit and pure lean protein. It makes me rethink everything I put into my mouth
and the mouth of my child. This is a mind opening book and a must read for everyone especially the mom's out there and the mom's too
be......feed your babies healthy and not only will their bodies grow but more importantly their minds will be able to gown and
they will be focused and they will learn. Why do some many kids today have learning disablities (ADHA, AUSTISM, EMOTIONAL DISORDERS,
ANGER ISSUES) we need to look at what we as mothers are eating and what we feed our children!