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Brain Food - Lisa Mosconi

After running into the article on the connection between Alzheimer's and menopause, I picked up the interviewee's older book, Brain Food, which takes a look at - duh - the connection between brain health and nutrition.

You can see the articles on this:
NYT op-ed here
Interview surfaced on Medium here
My doodle-y food notes on the Medium article here

But while reading this book, I took a bunch of notes about:

things I wanted to add to my diet (flax seeds, walnuts, Brazil nuts, hemp seeds, chia seeds)

things I wanted to be mindful of (the ratio of omega 6's to omega 3's, which should be 2:1 (2x omega 6's to 1x omega 3's)

what the hell are vegan omegas?
3: flaxseeds, hemp seeds, chia seeds, black walnuts (whut?), raw soybeans
6: grapeseed oil, sunflower oil, corn oil, sesame oil, walnuts, peanut oil

that your brain doesn't really need much fat as it can make its own saturated fat - but it does need omegas (which are also fatty so...?)

it's important to hy…

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