2018 Pacific Northwest Book Award Nominees
Leslie Korn reading on October 4
Join us for a discussion (and food tasting!) with Leslie Korn on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 5pm. Leslie will be presenting on her new book The Good Mood Kitchen: Simple Recipes and Nutrition Tips for Emotional Balance.
About The Good Mood Kitchen:
The go-to guide to cooking and eating for better mental health.
Revolutionize your personal cooking and eating habits for optimal energy, health, and emotional well-being. This book of mood-savvy tips, tools, and delicious recipes guides you step by step through all the essentials. It features dozens of easy-to-understand graphics, lists, and charts to help prioritize choices for maximum benefit. Learn how to: Assess your unique digestive style and nutritional needs and develop the diet that’s right for you. Substitute problem foods, ingredients, and habits with healthy, delectable alternatives. Navigate gluten sensitivity and other allergies. Use smarter, healthier food preparation options for busy schedules. Identify common nutritional complications behind depression, anxiety, and other mood challenges. Engage family and friends in nutritional change. And much more.
This is the essential dietary road map for anyone interested in improved mental well-being. Explore tasty, life-changing ways to eat healthier—and happier!
“Dr. Korn's new book combines current nutrition science with practical wisdom about food choices that address depressed mood and anxiety at their root causes. There is no more urgent need in mental healthcare than sound nutritional advice. The Good Mood Kitchen will change the way mental health providers recommend food for health and healing, and is destined to become a classic.” - James Lake, MD, author of Textbook of Integrative Mental Health Care. Founding Chair, American Psychiatric Association Caucus on Complementary & Alternative Medicine
About the author:
Leslie Korn, PhD, is a clinician specializing in mental health nutrition and integrative medicine. A core faculty member of Capella University’s Mental Health Counseling Program, she served as a Fulbright scholar on traditional medicine, a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School, and a NationalInstitutes of Health-funded research scientist in mind/body medicine. In 1975, she founded the Center for Traditional Medicine, a public health clinic in rural indigenous Mexico that she directed for over 25 years. Author of six books, she teaches and consults internationally for mental health professionals and tribal communities.