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Contents Foreword Jeffrey S. Bland 00 Introduction 00 Brain Fatty Acid Profile 00 Part I: Breaking the Code and Unlocking the Mystery 1. The Power to Change Who You Are 3 2. Weaving the Web: The Role of Fat in the Brain¿s Structure 00 3. Keeping Your Brain in the Flow: The Messengers 00 Part II: Finding the Right Fats and Oils 4. Brain-Building Fats and Oils 00 5. Making the System Work 00 6. If the Brain Is Mostly Fat, Can It Go Rancid? 00 7. The French Fry Generation: Avoiding the Harmful Fats and Oils 00 8. The Window of Time: Critical Periods throughout Life 00 Part III: How Fats And Oils Influence Your Brain¿s Performance 9. Protecting Mood, Memory, and Behavior 00 10. Protecting the Brain against Neurological Disease 00 11. Enhancing Mental, Physical, and Emotional Intelligence 00 Part IV: Getting the Brain-Fats You Need: Food and Supplement Guide 12. Feeding the Brain, Mind, and Body: The Best Fats and Oils 00 13. Beware the Low-Fat Diet: In Pursuit of Balance 00 14. An Uncertain Future 000 Appendix A: Fourteen Strategies for Healing with Fats and Oils 000 Appendix B: Frequent Questions about Fats, Oils, and the Brain 000 Appendix C: Polyunsaturated, Monounsaturated, and Saturated Fat in Some Common Foods 000 Appendix D: Omega-3 Content of Marine and Freshwater Fish 000 Appendix E: Omega-3 Content of Plants and Nuts 000 Appendix F: Glycemic Load of 100 Common Foods 000 Appendix G: Mercury Content of Seafood 000 Appendix H: Antioxidant Content of Common Foods 000 Appendix I: Calculating Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference 000 Notes 000 Selected Glossary 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Fatty acids in human nutrition.
Brain -- Metabolism.