Diet — Brain Connections

Impact on Memory, Mood, Aging and Disease

Editors: Mattson, Mark P. (Ed.)

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About this book

Diet-Brain Connections fills a void between the fields of nutrition, behavior and cellular and molecular neurosciences by providing an integrated collection of articles that critically dissect the link between what we eat and how the brain develops and functions in health and disease.
Key topics covered in depth include:

-caloric restriction benefit the brain and retard aging;
-effects of dietary antioxidants on brain function and aging;
-developmental and function consequences of different dietary fatty acids;
-biochemical links between dietary folic acid and psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders;
-effects of nutritional deficit during early development and behavior disorders later in life; -neurochemical basis of the benefits of widely used dietary supplements including creatine and Gingko biloba;
-contribution of dietary toxins such as metals and pesticides to neurological disorders.

About the authors

Mark P. Mattson is Chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute of Aging Gerontology Research Center and a Professor in the Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Prenatal Choline Supplementation Modifies Brain Development: Improved Cognition and Neuroprotection

    Williams, Christina L. (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Diet and Mood

    Benton, David

    Pages 15-30

  • Dietary Fatty Acids and Cognitive Function

    Kalmijn, Sandra

    Pages 31-46

  • Dietary Antioxidants and Synaptic Plasticity: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms

    Lynch, Marina

    Pages 47-61

  • Increasing Brain Healthspan by Dietary Restriction

    Mattson, Mark P. (et al.)

    Pages 63-85

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eBook $189.00
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Softcover $249.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Diet — Brain Connections
Book Subtitle
Impact on Memory, Mood, Aging and Disease
Editors
  • Mark P. Mattson
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4615-1067-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4615-1067-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-7129-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4613-5378-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 270
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