Brain Body Health

Eating a brain smart diet, food is medicine

  • Diet plays a critical role in the inflammatory process of our gut
  • Ideally, it’s best to eat foods that reduce inflammation in your body & brain.
  • Eat “Real” whole foods, not too much, mostly plants, healthy fats
  • Limit sugar, highly processed foods and refined carbohydrates
  • Need High Fiber to feed the beneficial gut bugs
  • Healthy Fats for neurologic function (avocados, salmon, nuts, seeds, coconut oil)
  • Wide diversity of Plant-based diet is best
  • Probiotic foods – good gut bugs – live cultured yogurt, kimchi, kefir, sauerkraut
  • Prebiotic foods – feeds the good gut bugs! (asparagus, garlic, onion, leeks, jicama)