Why do we eat? The answer to that question seems to have gotten lost in western civilization. With time and the availability of food we’ve become “DAMAGE DOERS”. We eat too much food, we eat too much food at one time and we eat too much of the wrong foods.
We depend on our environment to provide us with what we need, particularly in the area of food. But, we’ve let the speed of processing, processed foods, fast foods, television advertising, sugary drinks and how food is made available to us create an environment that’s damaging to our health, particularly our cognitive health.
We focus on weight and heart health, but what you eat has a major impact on your brain’s ability to function, and on how well you think. The older you get the worse it gets. We blame age, but it’s not age. It’s the health and functioning ability of your brain.
Regardless of how educated you are, if your brain isn’t as healthy as it once was, it won’t function as well as it once did. Continue reading