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Published: 01 March 2019

288 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190932794

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Your Brain on Food

How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings

Third Edition

Gary L. Wenk

  • An illuminating and humorous look at how the substances we eat affect the brain
  • Features insight into two epidemics in America: opioid addiction and obesity
  • No prior knowledge of the brain or body physiology required

New to this Edition:

  • Why a vegetarian or gluten-free diet is not always the healthier option
  • Why the sleepy brain craves coffee and donuts
  • An update on how the gut talks to the brain and what it is saying
  • An update on the pseudoscience of supplements meant to boost cognition, anti-aging herbals, and energy healers

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