Feed Your Brain: 7 Steps to a Lighter, Brighter You!
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This is the ultimate guide to getting your brain in tip-top shape and keeping it healthy via the foods you eat. With a worldwide ageing population, and cases of dementia as well as severe depression and anxiety alarmingly on the rise, the need to look after your brain optimally has never been more important.
It has now 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.
In Part 1 of Feed Your Brain, Delia takes you through her 7-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.
Part 2 of the book features delicious, quick and easy recipes that can form the basis of your new diet while also providing you with inspiration to come up with your own ideas in the kitchen.
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 235 x 191 mm / 9 ¼ x 7 ½ Inches | Colour | 296 Pages |
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.”
Active Retirees Magazine, June 2017 Active Retirees Magazine has featured Delia’s delicious Golden Vegetable & Cashew Nut Soup recipe. Get the recipe here.
The Transformed Man Show, June 2017 Delia joins Sean Nicholas on The Transformed Man Show to talk about Gut Health, Nourishment, Maximising Brain health and more! Learn more about Sean’s Podcast here.
Welldoing, January 2017 “Stop using all forms of technology (including your smartphone) at least two hours before bedtime as the light from these devices interferes with melatonin production.” – Delia has written a fantastic article on the importance of a good nights sleep, and how it benefits our wellbeing – she even provides some tips to help you get a couple of extra hours rest! Click here to read the article
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
Dr. Peter Molan, MBE, the discoverer of the unique antibacterial activity in manuka honey. “There are things in this book even I didn’t know about manuka. I literally couldn’t put it down.”
Manuka: The Biography of an Extraordinary Honey chronicles the remarkable ‘rags-to-riches’ story of manuka honey, as seen through the eyes of a New Zealand beekeeping specialist who watched it unfold from the very beginning. It’s a great tale of science, in which an inquisitive university lecturer found something totally unexpected in a product everyone had written off.
It’s also an entertaining account of the way that seemingly simple discovery caught the international media’s attention, helping enterprising New Zealanders to develop manuka honey-based products and take them all around the globe. But above all else it’s a story of hope for the future, sounding a note of optimism in a world that for good reason feels saddened and sometimes even afraid about the future of the special relationship we humans have always had with those marvellous creatures, the honey bees.
SPECIFICATIONS: eBook | Colour Photographs Throughout | 256 Pages |
In Optimum Health the Paleo Way, Paleo nutritionist expert Claire Yates explains clearly why bad health is on the increase and how the Paleo lifestyle (not ‘diet’) can help. After taking a look at what has happened to us and our health, Claire sets out the key aspects of eating the Paleo way (including the importance of food as medicine, and the truth about fats, carbs, protein and fibre). She then takes you through the 28-day reset meal plan before including over 100 delicious Paleo recipes that will get you feeling great while eating some of the tastiest food of your life!
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 230 x 185 mm / 9 x 6 Inches | 336 Pages |
Like all good things in life the secret of good health lies in concepts that are simple, practical, easy-to-follow and inexpensive; ideas that may seem small or insignificant, but are the way to a fitter, healthier and a happier life. The Little Book of Good Health explains simple, practical, easy-to-follow and inexpensive ideas that when incorporated in your daily routine are the way to a fitter, healthier and a happier life.
True health is as much a matter of mind as it is a matter of body. It is about total wellness. The author has meticulously sifted through thousands of international studies on all aspects of health and medicine, both modern and alternative, and wellness philosophies and reduced them to 181 short, crisp, fact-based and helpful explanations you can incorporate in your daily routine.
‘A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.’ – A Spanish Proverb
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 215 x 138 mm / 8 ½ x 5 ½ | 224 Pages |
The war in the South Pacific saw some of the most grueling fighting of World War Two. Conditions were unpleasant- fetid heat, torrential downpours and hostile flora and fauna- while the Japanese enemy were ruthless and would often fight to the last man. Amphibious warfare, jungle warfare and the need to co-operate with our American ally all meant that new demands were made on New Zealand soldiers. Yet the war in the South Pacific came to be seen as an easy war, generally overlooked (with the exception of Guadalcanal) by historians.
From ignorance of what the soldiers were called upon to endure, the notion arose that service in the South Pacific was somehow less worthy than the ‘real war’ in Europe against the Nazis. This attitude continued in the post-war world and today the soldiers of 3NZ Division are all but forgotten. Pacific Star sets the record straight, shedding new light on the sacrifices and tribulations which the soldiers of 3NZ Division had to endure in the service of the Allied cause. SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback, case and jacket | 242 x 184 mm / 9 ½ x 7 ¼ Inches | Black & White | Approx. 60 Photographs + 5 Maps | 232 Pages |