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Title Diet, brain, behavior : practical implications / edited by Robin B. Kanarek and Harris R. Lieberman
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2012


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 W'PONDS  612.82 Kan/Dbb  AVAILABLE
Description 321 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Mental energy and fatigue : science and the consumer / Harris R. Lieberman -- Hydration and brain function / Kristen E. D'Anci -- Diet as an analgesic modality / Alexis M. Codrington, Yoram Shir, and John Pereira -- Breakfast and adult and children behaviors / Andrew P. Smith -- Diet, physical activity, and substrate oxidation : implications for appetite control, weight loss, and body composition / Mark Hopkins, Neil A. King, and John E. Blundell -- The reward deficiency hypothesis : implications for obesity and other eating disorders / Brenda M. Geiger, Erin N. Umberg, and Emmanuel N. Pothos -- Potential consequences of obesity on cognitive behavior / Nicole A. Jurdak and Robin B. Kanarek -- Dietary supplements for weight loss / Igho Onakpoya and Edzard Ernst -- Sweet taste preferences and cravings in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) : implications for diet and medical management / Beverly J. Tepper ... [et al.] -- Homocysteine, B vitamins, and cognitive function / Joshua W. Miller -- Creatine, brain functioning, and behavior / Patricia J. Allen, Kristen E. D'Anci, and Robin B. Kanarek -- Theanine, mood, and behavior / Jessica E. Smith and Peter J. Rogers -- Caffeine : practical implications / Andrew P. Smith -- Caffeine effects on aggression and risky decision making / Caroline R. Mahoney, Tad T. BrunyƩ, and Grace E. Giles
Summary "As the field of nutritional neuroscience has grown, both the scientific community and the general population have expressed a heightened interest in the effect of nutrients on behavior. Diet, Brain, Behavior: Practical Implications presents the work of a diverse group of scientists who collectively explore the broad scope of research in the field. ... Topics discussed include: Concepts of mental energy and fatigue The dangers of obesity and its effect on behavior Exercise, dietary restriction, and supplements for weight loss The effects of caffeine, creatine, theanine, B vitamins, and other dietary supplements on brain functioning and behavior The reward deficiency hypothesis and eating disorders The importance of maintaining proper fluid intake The effects of eating breakfast on performance The role of diet in pain sensitivity."--Publisher
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Brain -- Physiology.
Caffeine -- Psychological aspects.
Brain -- physiology.
Behavior -- physiology.
Cognition -- physiology.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena -- physiology.
Author Kanarek, Robin B.
Lieberman, Harris R.
LC no. 2011035862
ISBN 1439821569 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781439821565 (hardcover : alk. paper)