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by James Cameron
Nutrition Reviews: Conversations with the Authors

Brain foods - the role of diet in brain performance and health


This episode we speak with Bo Ekstrand from Chalmers University of Technology about their paper in the June 2021 issue of Nutrition Reviews. This narrative review provides an overview of the role of diet in 5 key areas of brain function related to mental health and performance, including: (1) brain development, (2) signaling networks and neurotransmitters in the brain, (3) cognition and memory, (4) the balance between protein formation and degradation, and (5) deteriorative effects due to chronic inflammatory processes. Join us for this conversation.


Episode 12

Season 1

by James Cameron