Key Strategies to Prevent Dementia and Optimize Brain Health with Dr Heather Sandison
How can we use intermittent fasting as well as exercise and nutrition strategies to optimize our brain health and prevent dementia and Alzheimer's Disease?
To help answer that question, Dr. Jockers has sought the help of Dr. Heather Sandison, a renowned naturopathic doctor who has dedicated her career to helping those suffering from dementia.
Keeping your brain sharp at any age is possible. Dr. Sandison is here to shatter those (and other) misconceptions we might have about our brain health. Clinical research has shown that good sleep, regular exercise, and intermittent fasting can all reduce the risk of dementia.
There are also some great book resources that Dr. Sandison shares, as well as thoughts on cognitive exercise and how to deal with toxic air pollution in your immediate environment. The solution to pollution is dilution!
Please join us on this highly impactful episode of Functional Nutrition. And if you know of someone suffering from deteriorating mental clarity, this episode could change their life – so sharing is caring! Please join us.
In This Episode:
Introduction to today's topic
Understanding the epidemic of neurodegenerative conditions
What are some of the top preventative lifestyle tips?
Unpacking an organic ketogenic diet approach (with intermittent fasting)
What is Cognitive Exercise?
The power of meditation and prayer
Resistance training (and dual-task exercise)
How Einstein used to walk at pace (to stimulate thinking!)
What can people do to improve their sleep?
Treating sleep apnea to prevent cognitive decline
What else is Dr. Sandison seeing when diagnosing her clients?
What can you do today? Open your doors and windows!
Adding salt and minerals to distilled water
How to create resources for new neurons and synapses (preventing exposure to toxicities)
How consistently is Dr. Sandison seeing people get better?
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“About 10,000 steps a day reduces your risk of developing dementia by half."
- Dr. Sandison
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