In a world where stress levels are soaring, depression and anxiety are on the rise, and instances of dementia continue to increase, keeping your brain in tip-top shape has never been more important. Luckily it’s possible to improve focus and memory, reduce stress and promote brain health simply by enjoying a diet rich in the right nutrients.
Delia McCabe has spent over two decades researching exactly what the brain requires to function at its highest potential. The result: this valuable, informative guide, containing her unique 7-step plan designed to help you modify your eating habits quickly and easily and learn to feed your brain what it needs.
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. Delia speaks nationally, and presents seminars and workshops teaching people how to achieve optimum brain health via nutrition. This is her first book.
Australian Yoga Life, November 2016 “Delia McCabe has spent over two decades researching what the brain needs to function at its highest potential. The results are her 7-step plan that will help you modify your eating habits quickly and easily.”
Grand Forks Herald, October 2016 “McCabe will educate you about nutrients that will help keep your brain in tip top shape, including delicious, fast recipes that promote brain health.”
Australian Nursing Journal, October 2016 “The ultimate guide to getting your brain in shape”
Wellness WA, September 2016 “excellent book on brain function + diet + food and how they all intertwine to create calm, happy moods or depression & anxiety (the best book I’ve read on the subject)”
The Pregnancy Centre, July 2016 “improve focus and memory, reduce stress and anxiety, and think more clearly simply by enjoying a diet rich in the right nutrients …”
PS News, July 2016 “Delia takes you through her seven-step program, simply and clearly, explaining the science behind how the brain works, and showing how vitamins, minerals, fats, oils, carbohydrates and proteins affect brain function.” Full review here.
The Senior, July 2016 “If you have noticed your memory slipping, have trouble focusing, concentrating or learning, or have mood swings and don’t want to go on medication, have poor sleep, or are feeling stressed and anxious all the time, this is the book for you.”
Sign of the Times, November 2016 “The important role that your diet plays in keeping your brain healthy and your mind alert” – Click here to read the 4 page article.
Coast and Country, October 2016 “The ultimate guide to getting our brain in tip-top shape and keeping it healthy …” Coast and Country are offering another chance for readers to win a free book, this time Feed Your Brain is up for grabs! Click the image below to find out how to enter and get cracking with those ‘so bad it’s good’ puns.
Beauty New Zealand, Spring 2016 Feed Your Brain featured in the Spring issue of Beauty New Zealand, along with two other Exisle titles; Heartfulness and Mindfulness on the Run.
TV3, The Cafe, August 2016 Delia stopped by TV3’s The Cafe to give some helpful advice on how to improve brain function via nutrition and the foods you eat
I am writing to let you know how wonderfully effective your book has been as a resource for some of my clients with mood swings, and many of my adolescent clients who suffer with depression.
As you discuss in your book, food impacts the brain and your book is a fabulously in depth resource for myself as well as for my clients.
I thank you for putting the information in an easy to read, easy to understand book, and thank you in advance for many more informative books that helps us all to eat well for energy, nutrition and pleasure.
My warmest wishes,
Robyn Rubenstein (MA (Psych) MAHPRA, MAPS, MAAFT, MAJP
Nutritionist, skin expert and mother-of-two, Karen Fischer is known as the ‘last hope’ for eczema patients who have tried every therapy and cream to no avail. Inspired initially by her success in treating her daughter’s eczema, for the last decade Karen has treated eczema patients of all ages, including newborn babies.
In this second edition of her bestselling book, Karen brings you the results of her years of research and shares her tried-and-tested solutions for this heart-breaking condition, including emergency itch-busters, how to prevent chemical sensitivities, menus for all ages and skin care and non-diet information.
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 234 x 151 mm / 9 ¼ x 7 ½ Inches | 288 Pages |
In this essential resource for any diabetes sufferer, Professor Merlin Thomas from the world-renowned Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute offers clear, effective guidance on how to manage all aspects of the disease.
The book examines what diabetes is and how it comes about. It describes the many practical changes you can make to your diet, while also looking at physical activity and the different ways exercise can be used to maintain and improve your health.
The book also explores the medical aspects of diabetes care, including the best ways to achieve control of your waistline, blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and how to avoid major complications. Individual chapters look at the effects of diabetes on the heart, vision, feet, kidneys, bladder, mind, mood, sleep and sex — all critically important areas for sufferers wanting to maintain optimum health.
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 198 x 129 mm / 7 ¾ x 5 Inches | 336 Pages |
Written by an experienced and awarded psychologist, Listening, Learning, Caring and Counselling is essential reading for counsellors, support workers, case workers, medical practitioners, health professionals — from physiotherapists, pharmacists, doctors, dentists and their assistants to nutritionists and naturopaths — serious life coaches and emergency workers, as well as those in the fields of human resources. Presented as a highly accessible reference work, Listening, Learning, Caring and Counselling draws upon an immense wealth of case studies that emphasise how health professionals can give their clients the help they need during times such as grief, depression and addiction.
SPECIFICATIONS: High Quality Padded Hardback with Ribbon | 229 x 152 mm / 9 x 6 Inches | 336 Pages | As well as 15 informative chapters there are self assessment form templates in the appendix area.
Winner of the 2008 Australian Food Media Awards for Best Health, Nutrition or Special Diet book. Ex-model and TV presenter Karen Fischer understands the havoc your day-to-day life and environment can inflict on your skin. The Healthy Skin Diet offers an easy-to-follow, comprehensive program featuring planned daily menus; a three-day detox plan; delicious, simple, healthy, alkalising recipes; and chapters dedicated to the treatment of specific skin disorders from cellulite to acne.
The Healthy Skin Diet is designed to supply your body with the ability to make gorgeous skin – working from the inside out! Beautiful skin is not something exclusively reserved for the genetically blessed. You too can have great healthy, clear and blemish-free skin.
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 234 x 153 mm / 9 ¼ x 6 Inches | 392 Pages | Includes Recipes |