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Nutrition and Mental Performance

A Lifespan Perspective

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Ideal for psychology, food science and nutrition students at a variety of levels, this text provides a unique lifespan perspective to guide students through nutrition and cognitive performance. With contributions from...

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Ideal for psychology, food science and nutrition students at a variety of levels, this text provides a unique lifespan perspective to guide students through nutrition and cognitive performance. With contributions from leading academics and professionals, it is an accessible and comprehensive guide to the connection between psychology and nutrition.

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First book to cover nutrition and cognition from a lifespan perspective
An area of growing interest, which spans a number of disciplines
Contributors are well-respected in their fields

Nutrition and Mental Performance a Lifespan Perspective; L.Riby, M.Smith & J.Foster
PART I: MICRONUTRIENTS
Iron Nutrition and Neurodevelopment in Young Children; M.Domellöf & E.Szymlek-Gay
Vitamin C and its Role in Brain Development and Cognition; S.Hasselholt, P.Tveden-Nyborg & J.Lykkesfeldt
Exploring B Vitamins and their Impact on Cognitive Function and Mood from Conception to Early Adulthood; T.O'Sullivan
Vitamin D, Energy Regulation and Mental Health; P.Cherniack
Exploring B Vitamins beyond Early Adulthood; J.Reay
PART II: MACRONUTRIENTS
Protein Deficiency during Development: Implications for Cognitive Function; E.Jones
Carbohydrates, Glucose and Cognitive Performance; M.Smith, J.Foster& L.Riby
The Impact of Breakfast on Cognitive Performance in Children and Adults; J.Ingwersen
Reduced Calorie Diets and Mental Performance in Adults: K.D'Anci
Water, Hydration Status and Cognitive Performance: C.Edmonds
Consumption of Fish and Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: Impact on Cognitive Function in Older Age and Dementia; L.Brown
Energy Drink Consumption and the Effects on Stress and Cognitive Performance; M.Pettit& K.DeBarr
Caffeine Psychopharmacology and Effects on Cognitive Performance and Mood; J.James
Herbal Extracts and Cognition in Adulthood and Ageing; D.Camfield, L.Owen, A.Pipingas, C.Stough & A.Scholey
Preventive Effects of Resveratrol on Age-associated Neurological Disorders; S.Bastianetto& R.Quirion
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LEIGH RIBY is Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, UK, where he is also the programme leader for the MSc Nutrition and Psychological Science.

MICHAEL SMITH is Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, UK, and he holds a PhD in cognitive neuroscience from the University of Western Australia.

JONATHAN FOSTER is currently Senior Research Fellow in Psychology at Curtin University, Australia and Clinical Professor in Neuropsychology in the Health Department of Western Australia.

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LEIGH RIBY is Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, UK, where he is also the programme leader for the MSc Nutrition and Psychological Science.

MICHAEL SMITH is Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, UK, and he holds a PhD in cognitive neuroscience from the University of Western Australia.

JONATHAN FOSTER is currently Senior Research Fellow in Psychology at Curtin University, Australia and Clinical Professor in Neuropsychology in the Health Department of Western Australia.

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