Brain Boosting Foods : The #1 Worst Food that Harms Your Brain! First, the BAD NEWS… Certain foods you eat can indeed harm your brain, both in impaired learning ability as well as impaired memory. Even worse, the wrong food and drink choices throughout your life can even lead to the terrible and deadly disease of Alzheimers. Food #1 that HARMS your brain: Fructose Beyond the harm to your brain, it’s well known that a high fructose diet can also cause insulin resistance in your body over time. One thing to note about fructose… Fruits do contain fructose, but contain MUCH smaller quantities of fructose than you would consume in a sweetened drinks or junk foods.
Also, the phytonutrients, antioxidants, and fiber that’s contained in most whole fruits counteracts any negative effects of fructose. I personally try to keep fruit intake to no more than 1-2 pieces a day due to the sugar and fructose content of larger amounts of fruit. Other Foods that HARM Your Brain: You probably already know some of the harmful health effects of these foods, but long term effects on your brain are yet another…
Trans fats — strongly inflammatory in your entire body including damage to cell membranes throughout your body. Avoid hydrogenated oils in processed foods and deep fried foods. Mercury Mercury from pollution and from fish that are high on the food chain can possibly cause long term negative effects on your brain. Limit these types of fish to a couple times a month and focus more on fish such as salmon, trout to reduce your mercury load. Wheat-based foods Wheat contains compounds termed “exorphins” that have an effect in your brain similar to opiate drugs. This explains why people have such a hard time giving up their beloved pasta and muffins because these foods are mildly addictive. The good news is… There are plenty of superfoods, herbs, and spices that can protect your brain and your other organs too! I’ll show you how to find dozens of delicious foods that PROTECT your brain, joints, organs, and skin from aging.
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