A top psychiatrist has shared his best brain-healthy pantry and fridge basics to keep it supported throughout the week – and why focusing on ‘deprivation’ or a negative attitude will make you feel more sick and “fogger” longer.
Dr. Daniel Amen, a brain scientist from California, listed his favorite foods that boost and maintain health in Publish on Facebook, including dips, eggs, protein powder, quinoa and berries.
He said to stay away from fast foods and sugary drinks and opt for high quality, nutritious and delicious foods to reduce inflammation and diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer , depression, dementia and premature death.
Dr. Daniel Amen, a brain scientist from California, listed his favorite foods that boost and maintain health on Facebook, including dips, eggs, protein powder, quinoa and berries.
It includes cage-free organic eggs, protein powder, coconut husks, quinoa, raw, unsalted seeds and nuts like flax chia or hemp, and frozen or fresh fruits like strawberries, blueberries and raspberries as healthy foods for the brain.
Dr. Amen is a renowned brain specialist, known for his use of a unique brain scan called SPECT, believed to reveal evidence of various conditions including stroke, epilepsy, trauma, certain types of dementia and heavy drug use.
He has a list of celebrity clients including Justin Bieber, Australian actress Tammin Sursock, Miley Cyrus and even model Bella Hadid whom he inspired to quit drinking.
“Your attitude, or your state of mind, may be the most important factor in feeling better fast.” When your mindset is one of deprivation and you focus on what you can’t have, you’re more likely to get mired in illness and brain fog,” Dr. Amen wrote.
Dr. Amen recommends putting in dips like hummus, guacamole, and salsa, organic, cage-free eggs, healthy oils like coconut, almond, or macadamia oils, and almond butters or of coconut and spreads in the cart during your weekly grocery shopping.
Dr. Amen is a renowned brain expert and psychiatrist with a list of celebrity clients including Justin Bieber, Australian actress Tammin Sursock, Miley Cyrus and even model Bella Hadid whom he inspired to quit drinking alcohol. .
It includes protein powder, coconut wraps, quinoa, raw, unsalted seeds and nuts like chia flax or hemp, and frozen or fresh fruits like strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries. as healthy foods for the brain.
Dr Amen said he also uses sweeteners like stevia or sweet leaf as opposed to sugar and would definitely include superfoods in his diet like antioxidant-packed goji berry powder and goji root. maca which is a Peruvian vegetable said to have a variety of health benefits. .
In other Publishthe California doctor has shared a more comprehensive list of brain-healthy foods he eats regularly.
The post named a range of nuts, seeds, snacks, low glycemic and high fiber fruits, vegetables, probiotic foods, eggs, meat, poultry and fish, herbs and spices.
Dr. Amen recommends dips like hummus, guacamole, and salsa, healthy oils like coconut, almond, or macadamia oils, and almond or coconut butters and spreads in the cart during your weekly grocery shopping.
Dr. Daniel Amen’s Brain-Healthy Pantry and Fridge Basics
Condiments to dip like hummus, guacamole and salsa
Cage-free organic eggs
Healthy oils like coconut oil, almond oil, and macadamia nut oil
Nut butters and spreads like almond and coconut butter
Raw, unsalted seeds and nuts – chia, flax, hemp
Small amounts of fresh or frozen fruits like organic strawberries, blueberries and raspberries
Sweeteners like stevia
Superfoods like maca root and goji powder
“To feel better fast and make it last a lifetime, it’s essential to develop an abundance mindset, where you focus on the high-quality, nutritious, and delicious foods you can have to build and sustain. your health.”
Other foods on Dr Amen’s grocery list included raw almonds, cashews and pistachios, pumpkin and sesame seeds as well as fruits such as apples, grapes, kiwis and lemons .
Its main vegetables range from artichokes, cabbage and cauliflower, to seaweed and horseradish.
As for probiotic foods, the doctor recommended sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha, miso soup, and pickles and he listed salmon, sardines, scallops, and turkey as brain-healthy meats and fish. .