This week Judy and Rich talked about more about National Nutrition Month, more specifically probiotics, antioxidants and abdominal fat.
Probiotics, Antioxidants and Abdominal Fat
Like what is already been discussed, diet can vastely improve your brain function and reduces risk factors that comes with Alheimzers.
Foods that are good is anything fermented or that is filled with probiotics or prebiotics. Probiotics are the things that create good bacteria in our stomach and foods that are considered as such are bananas, onions, garlic, asparagus, and artichokes.
Prebiotics is what preps the stomach to receive the good bacteria. Probiotics include aged cheese, yogurt, pickled foods, and sauerkraut. They work best together, which is called a symbiotic. You can also add leafy greens, but if you have blood thinning medication, you want to be careful with how the two interact. Leafy greens have vitamin K which interacts with the blood thinners.
Learn more about vitamin K here.
We all need to be more aware of abdominal fat, it can not only cause diabetes and heart problems but it can also contribute to Alzheimer’s disease. There are molecules that contribute to the plaque building up in our brains.
Judy talks more about how a good diet can help you in her video tip 10.