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Health and Nutrition: What Difference will Organic Food Make in Brain Health and Mood?

“Think of your brain as a huge tree, with thousands of tiny branches, and they all have leaves, which are like your new experiences that need watering. Your context via interaction with your environment designs the maps of physical, mental and spiritual realms. Highly nutritious food is the fuel and a major part of this to consider now. (emphasis mine)

We have a choice, at least three times a day, to either provide high quality fuel for our bodies and brains or to put junk in. Just as in a car or any other machine, the quality of the fuel will determine the quality of the output. I’ve mentioned in prior posts the gut-brain connection so I won’t repeat that now. But this article talks about some of the best brain foods including ginger, chlorella, spirulina, curcumin, celery, cabbage and spinach. Of course the recommendation is to choose organic since added pesticides or GMOs will cancel out any benefits.

As the article states, much of our food choices are driven by pleasure and convenience. We grab what looks or sounds good, what we may be craving or what is fast and easy in the moment. Many of those choices are not so subtly driven by the Big Food industry. But as I mentioned, we get to choose at least three times a day and with just a little advance planning,...(Finish article here)

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Tags: 3, Beyond, Day, Diet, Makeover, Organic, brain, connection, food, foods, More…gut-brain, health, nutrition, organic

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Comment by Ann Musico on July 23, 2014 at 12:29pm

Thank you Chris!

Comment by Chris Conley on July 23, 2014 at 12:18pm

the quality of the fuel will, determine the quality of the output. I agree with Chad, another great article. thanks Ann

Comment by Ann Musico on July 23, 2014 at 10:17am

Thank you Chad!

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