Episode #323 – Top Brain Regeneration Strategies for Better Mood and Memory

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Brain regeneration is an important concept that is critical in today’s environment. Your brain is the command center of your nervous system and the center of all of your body’s functions and systems.

The health of your brain is essential for your memory, learning, mental energy, and mood, and the prevention of mental health issues and neurodegenerative disorders.

Even though most of your brain cells are formed in the womb and during infancy, new research suggests that your brain is able to regenerate and create new cells throughout your life. This means that you can keep your brain health, mental energy, and memory even as you age.

In this podcast, you will learn what brain regeneration, BDNF and neuroplasticity are and why are they important for brain health. You will understand the most common things that can damage your brain. I will also share 12 powerful ways to heal your brain cells and support your brain health naturally.

  • 05:50 Understanding neuroplasticity and how our thinking of the brain has changed
  • 09:04 What is BDNF? 
  • 12:48 How our brain uses electrolytes
  • 14:45 ‘Neurons that fire together, wire together’: changing our thought patterns
  • 21:51 How to control your BDNF levels in a healthy way
  • 23:19 How low blood sugar impairs your BDNF levels
  • 26:25 What are the known neurotoxins that damage our brain that we should avoid? 
  • 27:53 What’s wrong with having a sedentary lifestyle?
  • 30:33 Appreciating the gut as our ‘second brain’ 
  • 31:31 What are some of the simpler brain regeneration strategies we can employ?
  • 32:41 What is good fat and what is bad fat? 
  • 33:55 What are the best foods for dealing with inflammation?
  • 38:54 How to start intermittent fasting and build a healthy routine
  • 39:30 What are ketones and how are they better than glucose for energy?
  • 47:10 Appreciating the benefits of movement
  • 48:04 Why gratitude will assist your neuroplasticity
  • 49:02 How can I get a better night’s sleep? 
  • 51:15 What ‘neurobic’ exercises can you introduce to shake things up?
  • 56:06 Why is magnesium so important?
  • 57:03 How much magnesium should I take each day?
  • 58:48 What are the best food and herbs for increasing autophagy?
  • 1:00:00 Understanding hyperbaric oxygen as a bonus stimulus

Dr. Jockers is sharing his Top Brain Regeneration Strategies for better mood and memory in this absorbing episode of Functional Nutrition. Learn about neurogenesis, ‘neurobics’, and healthy behavioral and lifestyle changes you can make to stay sharp as you age. Please join us.

“A healthy brain undergoes neurogenesis and creates around 700 new neurons each day in the hippocampus, which is where memory is stored. “

~ Dr. Jockers

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