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004: What leads to dementia? One man’s quest for answers

by | Sep 16, 2018 | 0 comments

Max Lugavere, the Author of Genius Foods, shares his personal story about how his mother’s dementia diagnosis changed his life and lead him to drastically change careers.

After years of research he learned that the “Western diet and lifestyle” was in-part to blame. He also discovered ways in which people can potentially prevent their own dementia years before it starts.

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In his book, Genius Foods,  Lugavere showcases the critical link between your brain, the food you eat and how it can change the way your brain ages.

In thiscutting-edge,” practical guide to eliminating brain fog, optimizing brain health, and achieving peak mental performance.

Learn some of his revelations is this episode of The Dr. Gundry Podcast.

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Show Notes:

02:00 Lugavere shares personal story about his then 58-year-old mother showing early signs of dementia

06:16 Lugavere shares tricks he learned regarding how to protect our brains and enhance them.

07:49 Lugavere shares why dementia should matter to millennial

09:00 Things that you can do that will shield you brain.

09:48 My secret goal, Dr Gundry, is that people are going to pick up the book and inadvertently potentially prevent their own dementia

11:10 The reality is that fat is our brain’s friend. Our brain is made of fat.

12:26 People who have the highest Omega-3 Index have the biggest brains

13:10 A simple change in diet can just give your brain the fat you need to actually work.

13:40 Lugavere shares “miracle grow for the brain?

17:30 Krill Oil vs Fish Oil

19:50 Japanese Nationals Low Rate of Dementia, Why? Dr. Gundry and Lugavere discuss

25:19 The benefits of dark leafy greens

31:12 Lugavere’s thoughts on intermittent fasting

Check out Max Lugavere’s Podcast The Genius Life.

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About Dr. Gundry

Dr. Steven Gundry is a renowned heart surgeon and New York Times bestselling author of “The Plant Paradox” and “The Plant Paradox Cookbook.”

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