A great “listen while you walk” interview: Dr. Hyman talks about brain health and diet

In order to enjoy the outdoors, we need maintain the health of our body and brain. Whether it’s hunting, mountain biking, sailing or a pleasant walk in the woods, we are only as good as our last meal and a restful night’s sleep.

Video by Mark Hyman, MD

Description: “At every meal, we make choices of what to feed our bodies—and our brains. Too much sugar and refined carbs, not enough good fats, inadequate intake of the right nutrients, and exposure to toxins can have a negative effect on our brains and even contribute to disorders ranging from brain fog to depression to Alzheimer’s. Nutrients are the fertilizer for the brain. When we get the right kinds, our brain can flourish and grow, even generating new cells in older age, long after science previously thought was possible. In this episode of my new MasterClass series, I am interviewed by my good friend and podcast host, Dhru Purohit, about using diet and lifestyle to support brain health. We also talk about why it’s important to treat the body when it comes to treating brain issues, and I share my own experience using Functional Medicine to heal my own brain.”

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