For any addictive behavior, a good place to start the path of recovery is at the end of your fork. Beating an addiction and staying committed to sustained recovery depends on your optimal mental health, and science tells us that your mental health is powerfully affected by what you eat. A path to recovery from destructive addictions, including those to drugs, alcohol, compulsive eating or gambling, could start at your next meal.
While fat is often just thought of as storage in your body, it's actually metabolically active tissue. Visceral fat is the fat behind the abdominal and wrapped around your organs. It's particularly bad for the brain because it's pro-inflammatory, and linked to depression and dementia.
Cutting back on fructose—found in sugary breakfast cereals, fruit drinks, and agave syrup—can significantly cut down on visceral fat. Stick to natural sweeteners like honey, and you'll be eating to build a better brain