How to Eat For Your Brain and Forget Coffee

What food and sleep do for clarity

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“Sure, I’ll make a statement but you’ll have a lot of trouble understanding it.” -Robert Anton Wilson

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Foods and actions at war with each other

Disrupted sleep.

You’ve probably heard that your bed and phone are not friends. Blue light interferes with melatonin production. If you’re on your phone or computer after dark, you are tricking your body. Your physiology processes the light as a sign of daytime. Disrupted circadian rhythms increase our risk for neuro-degenerative diseases. The brain protein beta amyloid increases with wakefulness and is diminished by sleep disruption. Sleep disruption has been identified as a core driver of Alzheimer’s

The foods that naturally energize

Leafy greens like kale, spinach, collard greens and broccoli. These foods have nutrients like vitamin k, lutein, folate, beta carotene. All help slow cognitive decline. In turn, both folate and vitamin B-12 are critical for normal nervous system function throughout all ages. Folate can be rapidly broken down by the body, which means that it can supply alertness at a fast pace.

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