The Brain Food Blog
Inspiration, ideas and overviews of the latest in brain food, mental health and what we’re up to.
So happy to share with you details about the 3rd Annual National Kale Day. What started as a crazy idea around our book 50 Shades of Kale – has become an international grassroots effort with both online and offline events around the country and dedicated sponsors that are helping driving our mission to use kale as a springboard to start a discussion about the role food plays in healthy living.read more
Many doctors and clinicians have a great deal to communicate beyond what they write in professional journals. Indeed, most people seek information from the web or other lay sources of information. Yet writing for the public is very different from writing for a professional audience. Where and how can doctors learn how to write for the public? One way is to join us at this NYAM event!read more
Image courtesy Flickr/Bobbi Bowers The frenzy over kale has turned from foodie buzz to eater roar. Around the country everyone is talking about kale. As a physician, nothing could please me more. Kale represents an important lesson for all us eaters about the power of...read more
Image courtesy Flickr/Troy Tolley The holiday season is here and, inevitably, people are asking me about cookies again. "Will the sugar kill me?" is accompanied with an anxious laugh. Yes, I know research says that sugar is evil, yadda yadda. But sugar is...read more
EPA is a long-chained polyunsaturated omega-3 fat that is needed for proper brain function. It is used by your body to make potent anti-inflammatory compounds, keep blood vessels relaxed, and prevent blood clots. EPA is a like the Farmacy’s aspirin. You can make EPA...read more
Authors AA Welch, S Shakya-Shrestha , MA Lentjes, NJ Wareham, KT Khaw Institution School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK Publication Name American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Publication Date March 2011 BACKGROUND:...read more