The Nourished Brain

The tastiest way to a healthier brain is through your stomach...


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The latest science on food's power for protecting the brain from Alzheimers and Dementia

17 Brain-Healthy Recipes ― From Mediterranean Salmon to Blueberry Banana Muffins, these simple, delicious, and brain-healthy recipes pack all the nutrients you need to keep your mind sharp for years to come.

The Science Behind a Healthy Brain ― Get the latest research on what nutrients you need to protect your brain from Alzheimers and Dementia, complete with stories from those who have experienced these diseases first-hand.

Essential Facts & Expert Tips ― Easy meal planning tips to pick foods that will keep you and your loved ones healthy. This book is an essential guide for anyone who wants to protect the brain from the effects of aging through nutrition and diet.

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About the Author ― Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD

Cheryl Mussatto is a Kansas based registered dietitian offering nutrition education services to individuals and groups. She works as a clinical dietitian at an endocrinology clinic and teaches part-time as an adjunct professor for Allen Community College.

Cheryl is also a nutrition contributor of “Eat Well to Be Well” for The Osage County Herald-Chronicle. She also writes several weekly nutrition/health articles as a blog contributor for world renowned surgeon Dr. David B. Samadi.

The Nourished Mind is her third book and is now available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle formats.

Strongly Recommend The Nourished Brain!

Cheryl describes how the MIND diet is beneficial and how it works. She describes what nutrients are essential to a healthy brain and what foods to avoid, how to meal plan, and what foods to stock in your pantry and refrigerator. The book not only focuses on food intake but overall healthier lifestyle changes to keeping your brain in top shape. The recipes are easy to prepare and very delicious ! Highly recommend this book for anyone whom wants to educate themselves on how to keep your brain healthy!

Elizabeth A. Davis
Elizabeth A. Davis
Enlightening and Hopeful

Cheryl does a great job at helping one understand the stages of dementia and Alzheimer's as well as relating what research has been done, and is ongoing, on this health issue. The anecdotal comments throughout the book, from caregivers of Alzheimer's patients, past and present, personalized the information. Cheryl has a real talent for translating the scientific nutrition information that abounds on eating healthy for our brain into meaningful eating guidelines that are easy to implement in one's diet. Recipes add a special touch.

Sandra Schmidt
Sandra Schmidt
What We Eat Does Affect Our Brain Health

This is an easy-to-read, very practical book about the connection between the foods we eat and the development of Alzheimer's and dementia. It is full of many suggestions about healthy food purchases and meal planning ideas. It has a great selection of healthy recipes, with detailed prep instructions and colored pictures of the food prepared. I highly recommend this book!

Useful information on such a relevant topic

I am actually a dietitian at the hospital (Rush) where much of the research in this book comes from, but I work in a different specialty and admittedly don't know a lot about nutrition for brain health. The author does a great job summarizing the research and turning it into actionable dietary changes. I especially liked the clear list of foods proven to benefit the brain, and strategies for incorporating them daily. Considering the prevalence of Alzheimer's and dementia at this point, I think this is a relevant read for everyone.

Jacob Cox
Jacob Cox
Very useful to learn about brain nutrition!

This book is a very useful tool in learning what foods to eat for brain health! Having a loved one with dementia has really made me interested in learning to eat to properly nourish my brain. This book is easy to read and understand and has some great recipes! I highly recommend it!

Recipes from the Book

A Guide to Meal-Planning Your Way to a Healthier Brain

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Chia Seed Blueberry Banana Muffins

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Hearty Mediterranean Salmon

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Walnut Crusted Rosemary Salmon

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