Foods That Hurt or Help Your Brain with Max Lugavere
Can certain foods boost your brain power? Do you know what foods are best to eat and which to avoid? Max Lugavere has spent the last 10 years researching how food impacts our health. He speaks with PragerU CEO Marissa Streit to dispel common myths and answer questions about nutrition. If you’re wondering why we’re being told Lucky Charms cereal is healthier than eggs, you won’t want to miss this talk.
00:00 - Welcome to Real Talk
01:43 - Could Diet Contribute to Dementia?
05:34 - Alzheimer’s Disease: Is It Preventable?
14:51 - Are There “Good Foods” and “Bad Foods”?
18:25 - Are Butter and Eggs Healthy or Harmful?
24:34 - Real Milk vs. Plant-Based Milk
27:15 - What Is a Good Vegetable Balance?
30:48 - Are Seed Oils Really Bad for You?
37:51 - The Myth of Granola Bars and Other “Healthy” Meals
44:12 - You Probably Need to Eat More Protein
44:49 - Food and Access in America
47:36 - Do You Need to Buy Organic Food?
50:32 - Eat More Whole Foods
54:31 - The Fight over the Tufts University Food Compass
01:02:26 - The Strange Link between Mouthwash and Blood Pressure
01:08:50 - The Genius Life: How to Read Scientific Papers
01:10:50 - Healthy Lifestyle Advice
01:14:06 - The Verdict on Chocolate and Wine