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Lifetime Nutritional Influences on Cognition, Behaviour and Psychiatric Illness
edited by David Benton

Lifetime Nutritional Influences on Cognition, Behaviour and Psychiatric Illness covers the latest research into the effects of nutrition on cognition and behaviour across the lifespan and on psychiatric illness. Throughout the book, implications for the food industry, nutritionists, and policy makers are discussed.

Features:

  • latest research into the effects of nutrition on cognition and behaviour across the lifespan and on psychiatric illness
  • link between diet, mood and cognition discussing carbohydrate consumption, mood and anti-social behaviour
  • nutritional influences on behavioural problems, psychiatric illness and cognitive decline

Part One investigates nutritional influences on brain development and cognition including the effects of early diet and the impact of key dietary consistuents including long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and iron.

Part Two explores the link between diet, mood and cognition discussing carbohydrate consumption, mood and anti-social behaviour, hydration and mental performance and the neurocognitive effects of herbal extracts, among other topics.

Part Three examines nutritional influences on behavioural problems, psychiatric illness and cognitive decline, including the role of nutrition in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, vitamin status and sychiatric disorders, antioxidants and dementia, and depression, suicide and fatty acids.

CONTENTS

Part 1: Nutritional Influences on Brain Development

1. The effects of early diet on cognition and the brain

  • Nutrition, cognition and the brain: background considerations
  • Research example – the preterm cohort
  • Cognitive outcomes at different ages
  • Imaging studies
  • Issues raised by these studies
  • Nutrition, cognition and brain relationships: some general considerations

2. Influence of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs) on cognitive and visual development

  • Structure, metabolism and general physiological functions of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs)
  • Placental transfer of PUFA and fetal lipid transport
  • PUFA levels in human milk
  • Significance of PUFAs in the development and function of brain and retina
  • Significance of an adequate LC-PUFA supply for neonates and infants on cognitive and visual outcomes
  • Potential consequences of PUFA deficiency or imbalances
  • PUFA intake recommendations and supply situation

3. Zinc deficiency and cognitive development

  • Measurement of zinc status

4. Iron deficiency and cognitive development

  • Effects of iron deficiency on cognitive development

5. Iodine and cognitive development

  • Iodine, thyroid hormones, and the consequences of iodine deficiency
  • The effect of iodine deficiency on cognition

Part 2: Diet, Mood and Cognition

6. Macronutrients and cognitive performance

  • The effects of meals on cognitive performance
  • Carbohydrate and cognitive performance
  • Macronutrients, stress and cognitive performance

7. Carbohydrate consumption, mood and anti-social behaviour

  • Carbohydrate metabolism and mood
  • The incidence of hypoglycaemia
  • Serotonin synthesis after the consumption of carbohydrate
  • Anti-social behaviour and refined carbohydrate consumption
  • Chocolate – macro-nutrients or palatability?

8. Hydration and mental performance

  • Thirst and water intake regulation
  • Cognition, mood, and hydration status

9. Vitamin status, cognition and mood in cognitively intact adults

  • Vitamin deficiency in developed societies
  • Mechanisms of action of vitamins related to brain function
  • Evidence from epidemiological studies
  • Evidence from intervention studies

10. Caffeine, mood and cognition

  • Background – caffeine intake and its physiological effects
  • Caffeine reinforcement
  • The alerting and psychomotor effects of caffeine – net benefit or withdrawal reversal?
  • Caffeine and anxiety
  • Caffeine (tea and coffee) consumption and risk of cognitive decline

11.Neurocognitive effects of herbal extracts

  • History of use of herbal products for neurocognition
  • Ginkgo biloba
  • Ginseng
  • Bacopa Monnieri
  • Salvia
  • Melissa officinalis
  • Guaraná
  • Flavonoids

Part 3: Nutritional Influences on Behavioural Problems, Psychiatric Illness and Cognitive Decline Associated with Aging

12. Malnutrition and externalizing behaviour

  • Dietary influences on externalizing behaviour

13. The role of nutrition and diet in learning and behaviour of children with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  • Overview of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Nutrition and the brain
  • Nutrients and ADHD
  • Botanicals
  • Multi-ingredient formulations
  • Food intolerance

14. Vitamin status and psychiatric disorders

  • Homocysteine
  • Dementia and homocysteine
  • Vitamin B1
  • Niacin
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Anti-oxidants, micro-nutrients and the oxidative stress hypothesis of aging

15. Antioxidants, diet, polyphenols and dementia

  • Antioxidants and diet approach for cognitive functioning and dementia
  • Brain targets and sources of polyphenols
  • Summary of the classification of polyphenols
  • Important polyphenols with neuroprotective potential

16. Vitamin D, cognitive function and mental health

  • The epidemic of vitamin D insufficiency- sources of vitamin D intake, epidemiology
  • Vitamin D action on the brain
  • Cognition
  • Vitamin D in dementia and Parkinson’s disease
  • Vitamin D and Depression, Bipolar illness, and Schizophrenia
  • The diagnosis and treatment of vitamin D insufficiency

17. Caloric intake, dietary lifestyles, macronutrient composition and dementia

  • Obesity and the metabolic syndrome in Alzheimer's disease (AD)
  • Calorie intake and caloric restriction
  • The role of insulin in AD
  • Hypertension and AD
  • The link between dietary choices and AD

18. Fatty acids and schizophrenia

  • Tissue levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids in patients with schizophrenia
  • Treatment studies with omega-3 fatty acids in schizophrenia
  • The importance of diet for physical health schizophrenia
  • Recommended programme of assessment and intervention

19. Depression, suicide and fatty acids

  • Essential fatty acids (EFAs)
  • EFAs and depression
  • EFAs and post-natal depression (PND)
  • EFAs and bipolar disorder (BD)
  • EFAs and suicide
  • Personality factors associated with suicide

20. Fatty acid intake and cognitive decline

  • Epidemiological link between dietary fats and cognitive decline
  • Omega-3 fatty acids metabolism and risk of cognitive decline
  • Implications for the food industry, nutritionists and policy makers

Index

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