Table of Contents for Power Foods for the Brain : An Effective 3-Step Plan to Protect Your Mind and Strengthen Your Memory


A Note to the Reader ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction xiii
Chapter 1 Sharpen Your Memory, Enhance Your Brain
1(22)
Step I PUT POWER FOODS TO WORK
Chapter 2 Foods That Shield You from Toxic Metals
23(22)
Chapter 3 Foods That Protect You from Harmful Fats and Cholesterol
45(22)
Chapter 4 Foods That Build Your Vitamin Shield
67(20)
Step II STRENGTHEN YOUR BRAIN
Chapter 5 Mental Exercises That Build Your Cognitive Reserve
87(14)
Chapter 6 Physical Exercises That Protect Your Brain
101(18)
Step III DEFEAT MEMORY THREATS
Chapter 7 Build Memory Power as You Sleep
119(14)
Chapter 8 Medicines and Health Conditions That Affect Memory
133(20)
Putting the Plan into Action
Chapter 9 A Brain-Enhancing Menu
153(24)
Chapter 10 Conquer Food Cravings
177(14)
Chapter 11 Menus and Recipes
191(68)
Appendix 1 Medications and Supplements to Treat Memory Problems 259(6)
Appendix 2 Ingredients That May Be New to You 265(4)
References 269(14)
Index 283