• Food for thought: the smart way to better brain health

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    The human brain is made of food, so what we eat and drink affects our ability to keep a healthy, alert and active mind We all intuitively appreciate that the foods we eat shape our thoughts, actions, emotions and behaviour. When you are feeling low, you reach for chocolate; when you are tired, you crave coffee. We all use food to soothe our moods and clear our heads without seeming to think much about it. Yet the focus of most diets is on the way we look rather than the way we think. This is in part due to western society's fascination with appearance, and medicine's bias towards drugs and...
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