I’m thrilled to have Dr. Perlmutter, a board-certified neurologist and five-times New York Times best-selling author here today. You probably know him as the author of the book Grain Brain, which he’s been on the podcast to talk about before. He’s a widely recognized expert in a lot of topics, including things like Alzheimer’s disease and brain health.
Today we’re focusing on a new concept called “brain wash.” It’s the natural gap between knowledge and action and how to reclaim our brain and make better, more peaceful decisions.
Sounds good to me! Over to Dr. Perlmutter…
- Why we often make bad decisions
- Why there is a gap between knowledge and action
- How your amygdala affects your actions and how to use this to your advantage
- How food science is making hyper-palatable foods that change our brain and get us to buy more
- The way corporate interest groups are targeting your brain and body
- How to use your prefrontal cortex to your advantage
- The top-down control system in your brain and how to keep it effective
- Why inflammation is a critical piece in this process
- What BDNF is and how to increase it to encourage healthy connections in the brain
- Natural ways to support brain health: DHA, keto diet (or reduce glucose), turmeric
- The reason deep sleep is important
- Ways to track sleep and use this to improve health
- How to reconnect to our DNA
- And more!
Resources We Mention
- Dr. Perlmutter Website | Facebook | Instagram
- Brain Wash blog
- Brain Wash by Dr. David Perlmutter MD
- Robert Lustig
- The Disease Delusion by Jeffrey Bland
- The Telomere Effect
- Oura ring
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