BEWARE – Food is medicine, or it’s poison.
LONGEVITY SECRET # 3 – conditions including Alzheimer’s — and other forms of dementia — and also depression, attention deficit disorder, PTSD, even bipolar disorders, are all deeply influenced by the food we eat.
“The real weapons of mass destruction are highly processed, pesticide-sprayed, high-glycemic, low-fiber, food-like substances stored in plastic containers that are destroying the health of America.”
Daniel G. Amen, MD
Foods Your Brain will Love
- Blueberries are “brain berries.” You want to get them organic or don’t eat them because blueberries hold pesticides more than most fruits.
- 80 percent plants — colorful plants.
- High-quality fats… olive oil mixed in with some form of protein because fat and protein together help balance blood sugar. It could be organic tofu; it could be high protein plants like spinach and broccoli.
- Wide spectrum of fruits and veggies in order to cover all the bases. We have an overwhelming body of evidence that a healthy diet filled with unprocessed, low-glycemic foods like green, leafy vegetables dramatically improves blood flow, and also lowers our risk of heart disease — for inflammation, for obesity, and diabetes