In past articles we have been looking at the way in which a Low GI diet can counteract some of the effects of ADD-ADHD by releasing energy into the bloodstream in a controlled and consistent way. With this weekâ€™s article we are going to take a step back in order to emphasize why doing your […]
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We often tend to think of fat as the big taboo when it comes to nutrition. The fact is however that, although we need to be weary of certain kinds, fats are essential building blocks for healthy brains. This can be seen in the fact that almost two thirds of the weight of the human […]
The brain is the most intriguing and complex part of our bodies. It therefore needs the contributions of a variety of different kinds of food to function properly. Last week we had a look at the way in which proteins are used by the brain. This week our focus will shift to carbohydrates.
Last week we began our look at how brain function is influenced by nutrition. One of the key points that were made was that the brain needs a sufficient amount of good quality chemicals, called neurotransmitters, in order to function properly. The primary function of neurotransmitters is to transmit, strengthen and control the transmission of […]
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