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EP 933B - The Best and Worst Foods for Your Brain

Summary: You can help reduce your risk of memory loss by making a few tweaks to your diet and lifestyle.
Air Date: 3/12/19
Duration: 22:49
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Steven Masley, MD
Steven Masley, MD, is a physician, nutritionist, trained-chef, and author. He is a fellow with the American Heart Association, the American College of Nutrition, and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He has helped thousands of patients improve their cognitive function, and prevent and reverse type II diabetes and heart disease. His clinical research focuses on the impact of lifestyle choices on brain function, heart health, and aging.

Masley has published several best-selling books: The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up, Ten Years Younger, Smart Fat, and numerous scientific articles that have appeared in The Journal of the American College of Nutrition, Integrative Medicine, JAMA, The American Family Physician, and The Journal of Clinical Psychology. His health programs have been seen on PBS, the Discovery Channel, and the Today Show.

Dr. Masley is a Clinical Associate Professor with the University of South Florida. He lives with his wife and two sons in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he heads the Masley Optimal Health Center.
  • Book Title: The Better Brain Solution
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/masleymd
EP 933B - The Best and Worst Foods for Your Brain
What's the top cause of memory loss? Age? Genetics?

According to Dr. Steven Masley, author of The Better Brain Solution: How to Sharpen Cognitive Function and Prevent Memory Loss at Any Age, the number-one reason for decreased cognitive performance is actually insulin resistance.

Thankfully, you can help reduce your risk by making a few tweaks to your diet and lifestyle. Dr. Masley reveals the brain toxin, nitrosamine, that's lurking in your favorite foods and how the Mediterranean diet can help you avoid it.

Plus, learn the neurological dangers of eating too many refined carbs and sugars, and discover some healthy foods you should eat instead.

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