Signs of a Brain at Risk and How to Improve Your Brain Performance
Dr. Steven Masley joins JJ today to deep dive into the topic of brain health. With increasing numbers of people experiencing declining brain function, including dementia and Alzheimer’s, it’s critical to take steps to reverse cognitive decline before it’s too late! Dr. Masley explains how to know if your brain is at risk and gives you 5 key steps to improve brain performance and prevent memory loss. Learn the brain-boosting foods you should be incorporating into your diet and which damaging brain toxins to avoid. Dr. Masley gives you the tools you need to take action and start thinking better today!
[:44] Dr. Steven Masley´s career briefing
[2:53] In Dr. Masley’s clinic, he assesses how people are aging and compares that with their nutrition.
[4:12] What are the early signs of dementia?
[5:15] There’s five key steps you can take that have been shown to dramatically improve brain function and prevent memory loss.
[6:45] What are the top foods that support brain health?
[7:08] Brain-protecting pigment foods are great choices.
[7:45] Adding smart fats to your diet improves brain performance and slows cognitive decline.
[8:53] In moderation, green tea, coffee, and red wine have clear brain benefits.
[10:18] Which foods to avoid?
[10:38] Sugar is killing our brains!
[11:04] Trans fats are toxic.
[12:06] Whole grain flour raises your blood sugar.
[13:00] Gluten can cause an autoimmune reaction in the brain.
[13:21] Artificial sweeteners like Splenda damage your gut microbiome.
[14:59] What are some brain toxins that should be avoided?
[15:09] Nitrosamines are toxic to the brain.
[17:15] It’s important to eat clean and avoid pesticides.
[18:18] Inorganic copper hidden in inexpensive multivitamin supplements increases the risk of cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
[20:48] How do you self-identify if your brain is at risk?
[21:08] Take Dr. Masley’s easy Brain Symptom Quiz to assess your brain function.
[24:33] Get better quality of sleep while also calming your brain with JJ’s Sleep Candy.
[25:15] Listener’s question: I know I should work out, but I haven’t in years. How should I get started?
[25:55] Focus first on food and then on exercise.
[27:03] Exercise is one of the most important things you can do for your brain. Start with burst training to experience amazing health benefits in a short amount of time.
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