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Brain Foods for Brain Health – Boost Brain Health with Good Eats

Dr. Liz Applegate’s presentation discusses specific foods and dietary supplements that may enhance brain health and transform diet to one that supports healthy aging and memory performance. Dr. Applegate is Director of Sports Nutrition and a Distinguished Lecturer at the University of California, Davis. Her educational focus is eating for optimal health and performance. She writes a column for Runner’s World, appears on national TV & radio and speaks to people of all ages about practical and science based approaches to optimizing oneself through diet. In this lecture, she discusses the MIND diet, the benefits and dangers of supplements, foods that can benefit brain health and others that you’ll want to avoid.

This lecture is part of UC Davis Health System’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center 2016 Community Lecture Series sponsored by Sunrise Senior Living and Aegis Living. It was delivered live at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, California on November 29, 2016.

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0:00 Intro to brain health
1:14 How your brain ages
5:43 What factors impact brain aging?
8:45 Type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s
20:07 The MIND Diet
28:02 Leafy green vegetables
33:28 Colored vegetables
34:31 Nuts, berries and beans
37:33 Whole grains
38:30 Seafood and omega-3
42:09 Poultry
42:27 Olives and olive oil
42:47 Red wine
43:13 Foods to limit
46:27 What about coffee and chocolate?
47:45 MIND Diet menu
50:43 Supplements explained
57:55 Questions from the audience

The information in this video was accurate as of the upload date, 11/30/16. For information purposes only. Consult your local medical authority for advice.

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