6 Brain-Boosting Foods That Should Be In Every Kitchen by @lisawimberger http://bit.ly/1y1mOlH via @MindBodyGreen:
Blueberries, green tea, coconut oil and more...
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Posted by Kai Swigart, Ph. D. on Oct. 4, 2014:
"Most of these cures for dejection, ways to drive out the dreaded dolor; are old news when considered uniquely, through their link to the brain we learn more. When we understand the physiology of depression, then we will naturally begin thinking of things that produce states of calmness, happiness, hope, safety, and peace. Once created, our brain will either realize that we are safe, preventing the survival shift; or kick us out of it when seeing that we are well."
Fall is a time to enjoy the bounty of summer’s Harvest before eating more stored and prepared foods over the winter months. A good way to prepare for winter and support the body from exposure to the flu and colds is to add more fermented foods to your diet. This can include kimchi, sauerkraut, miso, kombucha and kefir. These foods support probiotic gut bacteria, which play a role in your body’s defense system. Read more about it in two books by Sandor Katz, Wild Fermentation and The Art of Fermentation.
Not only will these foods aid the immune response, but also they can affect your mood, thinking and how your brain and nervous system interact.
Read more about this in GAPS Gut & Psychology Syndrome by Natasha Campbell-McBride MD, MS (Neurology & Nutrition).
Remember “Eat Well to Be Well!” Dr. G.