121: Dr. Neal Barnard - Power Foods For The Brain (minicast)
By Dr. Jesse Chappus & Marni Wasserman: Health & Wellness Experts
On today's minicast, we are speaking with Neal Barnard MD at the first annual VegFest Windsor. We dig deep into power foods for the brain. Dr. Barnard is a clinical researcher and author and he's one of America's leading advocates for health, nutrition, and higher standards in research. Dr. Barnard is the founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. In this episode, we discuss: Power foods for the brain What is bad for your heart is bad for your brain Saturated fat negatively impacts your heart Vitamin E can help decrease your risk of Alzheimer's by about 50% Blueberries help boost your memory Consuming colourful fruits and veggies for antioxidants Why cheese is so addictive The importance of a quality social life and exercise Music triggers dopamine release Greasy foods slow your conversion of ALA to DHA Eating for colour The importance of quality cookware The brains of people with Alzheimer's often contain aluminum Your memory and emotional control are influenced by poor sleep Dr. Barnard's #1 sleep tip Related links: Dr. Neal Barnard on PCRM Dr. Neal Barnard - Power Foods for the Brain (book)* VegFest Windsor Note: Links marked with an asterisk (*) are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on iTunes, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Play Music. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook group (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community here. 4. Download our Habits app for iOS. You choose the healthy habits you want to implement and maintain and our app will help keep you on track. Download Habits app here. 5. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!