Introduction Part 1: The gut and the brain - and how it all hangs together Why feel bad when you can feel good Crash course in gut bacteria Blood sugar blues featuring the leaky guts Food that causes inflammation and depression How stress affects your gut How do you eat to be happy? Part 2: Introducing superfoods The Mediterranean diet that bestows harmony The revenge of the bean and the potato Plug in the best fibre Replenish with live bacteria cultures Make your food colourful Emergency happy boost The new nitrate trend making guts happy All in one Recipes Index References
Practical and inspiring, HAPPY FOOD takes hygge and lagom one step further and looks at how the food we eat affects our mental health and gut health, and beyond.
NIKLAS EKSTEDT is one of Sweden's most treasured chefs and restaurateurs, having started several Michelin-starred restaurants. He is also well known for his cooking show Niklas Mat (Niklas's Food), which ran for over ten seasons in Sweden and has reached international success appearing on such shows as Saturday Kitchen and MasterChef on British and American TV. HENRIK ENNART IS a medical science journalist for one of Sweden's largest newspapers Svenska Dagbladet. In spring 2017 he wrote an article about how people can find happiness through food, which became one of the most read articles to appear in the newspaper that year.
I love Niklas's food, and it certainly makes me happy to eat it.
It's fascinating to see that the links between good food and good
mood are backed by the latest science. All the more reason to tuck
into these delicious dishes. -- Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
With a combination of scientific studies, advice and recipes, it's one of the most fascinating health-led food books around. * Good Housekeeping *