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Diet and Exercise in Cognitive Function and Neurological Diseases.

9781118840559

Diet and Exercise in Cognitive Function and Neurological Diseases

Edited by Tahira Farooqui and Akhlaq A. Farooqui

Wiley-Blackwell

2015

360 pages

$199.95

Hardcover

RA645

Psychologists, psychiatrists, biochemists, and other clinicians and researchers from around the world provide 28 chapters on the role of diet and exercise in cognitive function and age-related neurological diseases. They discuss the effects of various diets on metabolic changes in visceral organs and the brain, focusing on the Western diet, Mediterranean diet, ketogenic diets, n-3 fatty acids, homocysteine levels, polyphenols, and table salt; the effects of diet and exercise on major depression, diabetic retinopathy, age-induced impairments, cognitive function, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, neural plasticity, the aging brain, neuronal survival, anxiety disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, and neuroplasticity and growth factors in adolescence; and the role of sleep and its interaction with exercise. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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