How To Feed A Brain

July 27, 2018
Hosted by Susan Downs, MD

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Cavin's approach to repairing his brain is relevant for us all. Most of us unknowingly have brain damage either from unrecognized traumatic injuries or from the onslaught of toxins from the environment some of which open the protective blood brain barrier which protects us from toxin induced brain injuries. His recommendations for brain health include -focusing on gut health -an organic diet, -healthy oils (avoiding vegetable and hydrogenated oils) -eating plenty of fruits, vegetables including leafy greens, and sulfur containing substances. -superfoods including organ meats, fermented foods, sea vegetables, and cold water fatty fish. -choline found in organ meats and egg yolks, -DHA found in cold water fish, vega DHA, and liquid fish oil, and -uridine found in organ meats and broccoli -low carb intake -no grains, processed foods, -careful attention to food and product labels. -avoiding toxins in beauty and cleaning products, -monitoring blood sugar levels,

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Susan Downs, MD

Susan Downs, MD

Dr. Susan is boarded in Integrative Medicine and in Psychiatry, is a certified IFM practitioner and certified in the American Academy of Antiaging Medicine. She works at the University of California, San Francisco and is on the Psychiatry Consultant Registry (UK). She has Masters Degrees in engineering from MIT and Stanford and a Masters in Public Health from Loma Linda Medical Center.

Based between San Francisco and Bloomsbury (London), she is the president of the cutting edge, Silicon Valley Health Institute (SVHI), has worked in ten countries and studied many healing modalities. Previously, she worked for the NHS in the UK, was an assistant professor at INSEAD (European School for Business Administration), and was a foreign service officer managing alternative energy projects in Asia. She is also a film-maker with two multi award winning films on health. Her interests include medicine, economics, spirituality and making the world a better place.

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