Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie That’s Good for the Brain

When psychiatrist Drew Ramsey, MD, works with patients who have depression or anxiety, he of course asks many thoughtful questions related to what’s going on in their life. But he also asks a question that’s a little more unexpected: “What do you eat?”

Science has repeatedly shown that what you eat has a direct effect on how you feel emotionally, and it’s because of this connection that Dr. Ramsey works with patients to create depression- and anxiety-busting meals. While it’s still important to work through other root causes, this certainly is an important piece of the puzzle. It’s

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This Vegan Quesadilla Recipe Is Good For Your Brain| Well+Good

As neurologists and Alzheimer’s prevention experts (who also happen to be married to each other) Ayesha Sherzai, MD, and Dean Sherzai, MD, are passionate about spreading the news that cognitive decline is largely preventable. And you know what they say our biggest first line of defense is? Food.

Both doctors say that certain foods (like refined sugars, saturated fat, and excessive salt) have been repeatedly scientifically linked to contributing to cognitive decline. But there are tons of foods that do exactly the opposite, actively working to help strengthen neural connections in the brain. Through their 20 years of

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