Dr. Leo Galland, world leader in integrated medicine and creator of PillAdvised, stopped by Mondays with Marlo to discuss important topics trending today in health, including dieting, supplements, and how they affect the brain.
Dr. Galland says that the brain needs the most energy out of any part of the body.
He suggests what’s good for your heart for the most part is good for your brain and to remember to most importantly use food as fuel to support brain activity.
Humans have between 60 and 100 trillion cells in their bodies, all of which have cell membranes with a lipid bilayer. Maintaining a healthy fatty acid balance within the membrane supports healthy biochemistry throughout the body.*
A small imaging study suggests prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), the toxic air pollution caused in part by vehicle emissions, coal burning and smoking, may be bad for children’s brains and may contribute to slower processing speeds and behavioral problems, including attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder (ADHD) symptoms, according to an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry. Continue reading →
Oprah talks to Dr. Christiane Northrup, New York Times best-selling author and pioneer in the field of women’s health and wellness, for a conversation about empowering everyone to trust their inner wisdom, following your heart’s desire and flourishing in life at every age.
I have been emphasizing the virtues of magnesium threonate lately to medical professionals. I think it would be good to actually review some of the information about an exciting new area of chemistry related to neuronal function and brain function in general.
Learning is the process by which the brain is able to store new information by forming new connections between neurons in what are called networks. This process is an example of neuroplasticity. This process depends on the actual formation of these connections, as well as the number of connections that are available. We do know that when synapses, the Continue reading →