In the book The Neurogenesis Diet and Lifestyle: Upgrade Your Brain, Upgrade Your Life, Dr. Brant Cortright presented great findings to boost our brain health at any age. He suggested the following general principles of diet for neurohealth:
- Plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits;
- High quality fats: grass-fed meat, flaxseed, pasture-raised chicken, avocados, extra virgin coconut/olive oil, nuts and seeds, high quality fish, etc.
- Cook at low temperature. Don’t eat burnt or charred meat.
- Lower sugar and carbohydrates intake. Good carbohydrates comes with lots of fiber: summer squash, berries, kale, carrots, etc.