Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life

Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life

by Max Lugavere, Paul Grewal M.D.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062562890
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/20/2018
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 10,119
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Max Lugavere is a filmmaker, TV personality, and health and science journalist. He is the director of the film Bread Head, the first-ever documentary about dementia prevention through diet and lifestyle. Lugavere has contributed to Medscape, Vice, Fast Company, and the Daily Beast, among others, and is a regularly appearing “core expert” on The Dr. Oz Show. He is a sought-after speaker, invited to lecture at esteemed academic institutions such as the New York Academy of Sciences and Weill Cornell Medicine, and has given keynotes at such events as the Biohacker Summit in Stockholm, Sweden. From 2005 to 2011, Lugavere was a journalist for Al Gore’s Current TV. He lives in New York City and Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

How to Use This Book 6

Part 1 You Are What You Eat 11

Chapter 1 The Invisible Problem 13

Genius Food #1 Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 25

Chapter 2 Fantastic Fats and Ominous Oils 27

Genius Food #2 Avocados 59

Chapter 3 Overfed, yet Starving 61

Genius Food #3 Blueberries 89

Chapter 4 Winter Is Coming (For Your Brain) 91

Genius Food #4 Dark Chocolate 115

Part 2 The Interconnectedness of it all (Your Brain Responds) 117

Chapter 5 Healthy Heart, Healthy Brain 119

Genius Food #5 Eggs 143

Chapter 6 Fueling Your Brain 145

Genius Food #6 Grass-Fed Beef 173

Chapter 7 Go with Your Gut 177

Genius Food #7 Dark Leafy Greens 209

Chapter 8 Your Brain's Chemical Switchboard 211

Genius Food #8 Broccoli 243

Part 3 Putting Yourself in the Driver's Seat 245

Chapter 9 Sacred Sleep (and the Hormonal Helpers) 247

Genius Food #9 Wild Salmon 267

Chapter 10 The Virtues of Stress (or, How to Become a More Robust Organism) 269

Genius Food #10 Almonds 297

Chapter 11 The Genius Plan 299

Chapter 12 Recipes and Supplements 323

Acknowledgments 343

Resources 347

Notes 351

Index 373

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Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive, While Protecting Your Brain for Life 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent!
LaMami 5 months ago
Great book. An eye opener. If you can't change all your habits, you will be able to understand how your food can improve your life.
Anonymous 9 months ago
Great information that has been well researched and written. Everyone should read this book to improve their heath and bring about a revolution in the way we all eat. Stop eating junk and get heathy.