Delia McCabe has a Masters in Psychology and is completing her doctorate on the effects of certain nutrients on female stress. For the past 20 years she has combined her knowledge of the human brain with research into how food influences brain function. She has seen time and again that the right diet can have a dramatic influence on our memory, moods, ability to focus and stress levels. Following the success of her first book, Feed Your Brain, Delia wanted to provide readers with more quick and delicious recipes to make ‘brain healthy’ eating even easier.
Feed Your Brain: The Cookbook
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Did you know your brain is the most nutrient-demanding organ in your body? The human brain uses an enormous 20% of the total energy gained from food you consume, meaning what you eat is intrinsically linked with your brain’s health and functioning.
Drawing on 20 years of research, author Delia McCabe presents the bible of delicious, easy ideas to keep your brain in tip-top condition. She shares fascinating facts about the most nutritious ingredients and tips and tricks for preparing meals the whole family will love; this is the ultimate collection of recipes to nurture and benefit not just your body and soul, but also your brain.
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 235 x 191 mm | Colour | 240 Pages |
This is the ultimate collection of quick, easy and delicious recipes to keep your brain in tip-top shape. Following on from the highly successful Feed Your Brain: 7 steps to a lighter, brighter you!, author Delia McCabe shares all her tips and tricks for preparing meals that will nurture not just your body and soul but also your brain. Best of all, they’re recipes the whole family will love — and many of them don’t even require any cooking. Along the way, she shares the truth about superfoods as well as fascinating facts on the origins of some of our most nutritious ingredients. Over 20 years of research into the connection between nutrition and brain health has taught Delia which foods to eat and which to avoid. It has been proven beyond a doubt that it is possible to improve focus and memory, reduce stress and anxiety, and think more clearly simply by enjoying a diet rich in the right nutrients. Now, Feed Your Brain: The Cookbook shows you how to make the most of this knowledge in your own kitchen.
Female First, November 2017
Delia has compiled a list of the best plant foods to consume to keep your brain healthy! – Click here to view.
Canberra Weekly, November 2o17
“Eating well doesn’t just improve your strength – it is excellent fuel for the brain and decreases the risk problems such as of heart disease and Alzheimer’s” – featured an extract Click here to view
2UE Talking Lifestyle, November 2017
“helps to reduce stress and regulate your mood … a great way to think more clearly .. includes not just what to eat but also what foods to avoid ..if you want better brain health this is a great book to have in the kitchen” – David Prior interviewed Delia Click here to view
Nine To Noon, November 2017
“Make sure your diet is very, very colourful. Those colours carry with them potent anti-oxidants which our busy brain needs in vast quantities of to be able to counter free radical activity.” – Click here to view.
Wyza, November 2017
“There’s a lot of science behind how feeding your brain leads to improved mental wellbeing. This includes the ability to enhance your mood and concentration, naturally improve learning and memory capacity, as well as aid in weight loss over time — if you need to lose weight. Here is a summary of seven ways to do just that.” – Featured Extract, Click here to view.
Also featured 2 x recipe extracts. Click here and here to view.
Ultra 106 five Hobart, November 2017
“outlines the reasons why our brain is feed properly is important”. – David Wood interviewed Delia, Click here to listen
Country Home Ideas, October 2017
“From nourishing nosh to reduce the chance of dementia, to foods that help regulate mood and the ability to cope with stress, these quick, easy and delicious recipes will keep your brain in top shape!” – Click here to view.
Gold Coast Magazine, October 2017
“Gold Coast author Delia McCabe has released the ultimate collection of recipes to keep you brain in top-top shape” – full page feature Click here to view
Southern FM, October 2017
“based on 20 years of research … recipes to really help the brain function well… love the quick reference panels … encouragement through the wonderful recipes to just enjoy wonderful wholesome food” – interview with the author Click here to listen.
Retail Pharmacy, October 2017
Featured an extract “Feeding your hungry brain” – Click here to view.
The Haven Magazine June 2018
“The brain uses up more nutrients during times of stress, so it’s important to continue eating a wide variety of nutrients when life feels overwhelming. ” – Click here to read it.
The Haven Magazine
“Most of us understand that food plays an extremely important role in keeping children healthy and helping them grow. But did you know that what we feed our children influences brain growth, learning and even their mood?”
Public Service News
“With a Masters in Psychology, McCabe draws on 20 years of research to present the bible of delicious, easy ideas to keep your brain in tip-top condition. This is the ultimate collection of recipes to nurture and benefit not just your body and soul, but also your brain.” – Click here to read in full.
In The Good Books
“The layout of the book is great. It is simple to follow, and there’s a lot of information about adding extra nutrients to our diet, as well as information about the nutritional benefits of certain foods including nuts, legumes, vegetables and fruits. I also like that it isn’t bulky or heavy like many cookbooks tend to be. The book contains over 100 recipes that are plant-based, vegan, and gluten free.” – Click here to view
“Unlike the drugs being widely prescribed to alleviate the effects of the Western diet and lifestyle, the only side effects of McCabe’s plan are good ones; weight loss, and maintenance; increased energy; deeper, more refreshing sleep; and a brighter outlook on life.”
“The main benefits I enjoy from being mindful of what eat are more focus and energy, and I am calmer. To top this off, emotionally, using Delia’s cookbook has been like having a ‘Mum’ in the kitchen. Each section caringly shares ideas and things to remember, like a mother or grandmother whispering in your ear as you prepare the food.”
Nature and Health
“Delia McCabe, who has a masters in clinical psychology and is the author of Feed Your Brain and Feed Your Brain: The Cookbook, defines as a family of potent antioxidant compounds found in the purple/blue pigment of fruits and veggies. Based on their pH, foods in this colour category can appear red as well. McCabe is a particular fan of purple/blue foods like blueberries because of their powerful brain-health benefits, a subject she has researched at length.” Click here to read.