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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&

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