522: What we’re still getting wrong about brain foods | Georgia Ede, M.D., nutritional psychiatrist

The mindbodygreen Podcast

Jan 22 2024 • 54 mins

“The things that you can do to improve your brain health have very little to do with adding special things to the diet. They really have to do with subtracting things from the diet that are working against your brain in the first place," says Georgia Ede, M.D. Georgia, a Harvard-trained nutritional psychiatrist, joins us to discuss sneaky foods that rob your brain of energy, plus: - The biggest misconceptions about brain foods (~00:23) - What to remove from your diet for brain health (~04:19) - How linoleic acid affects your brain (~06:06) - The link between keto & mental health (~10:51) - How to balance medication & lifestyle methods (~16:02) - How to know if a keto diet will work for you (~20:47) - How glucose spikes affect your brain (~23:31) - Georgia’s hot take on the Mediterranean diet (~25:41) - What you need to know about red wine (~29:57) - Top foods to add for a brain healthy diet (~32:12) - Why meat is not the enemy (~34:49) - How anti-nutrients sabotage brain health (~39:45) - Food combining mistakes (~44:10) - The items you should never put in your smoothie (~49:03) - What Georgia eats in a day for brain health (~53:26) - Georgia’s 3 food rules for a healthier brain (~55:50) Take 20% off focus+ with code FOCUSPOD. Cannot combine with gift cards or other discount codes. Apply code at checkout. Referenced in the episode: - Georgia's book, Change Your Diet, Change Your Mind. - mbg Podcast episode #154, with Georgia. - Georgia's 2022 keto study. - A study on sugar & teens. - A study on oysters & anti-nutrients. We hope you enjoy this episode, and feel free to watch the full video on YouTube! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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