Minding your mitochondria | Dr. Terry Wahls | TEDxIowaCity

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This video is from 2011 one of the comments lists a useful list of diet foods. Dr Wahls got fabulous results reversing her MS symptoms with the Paleo Diet.


I thought the description needed an outline, so I wrote one:
Summary of brain healthy nutrients:
These protect the brain:1:18
Fish Oil
co-enzyme Q 10 (coQ10 for short)
Myelin protects the brain, it needs: 2:14
B1 – thiamine
B9 – folate (folic acid)
B12 – cyanocobalamin
Omega 3 Fatty Acids
Neurotransmitters need: 3:06
B6 – pyridoxine
To make mitochondria to thrive: 3:20
B vitamins
Generalised arguments for a more nutrient rich diet. – 4:08
Where to get these nutrients from food? (~9:00)
9 cups of veg and berries a day before, grain, potatoes, dairy, and meats
3 cups of green leaves – 9:15
kale being a big deal (kale chips, juiced, salad, in soups etc.),
parsley, cilantro, dark leafy greens.
     3 cups sulphur rich vegetables: – 10:15
The cabbage family (that explains the smell when you cook it) including, cabbage, brussel sprouts, kale, collards, broccoli, cauliflower, turnips, rutabaga, & radishes.
The onion family: onions, garlic, leeks, chives, shallots Mushrooms and asparagus
3 cups bright coloured veg/fruit – 10:54
    Colours are high in flavonoids and anti-phenols (antioxidants)
    Some veg: Beets, carrots, cabbage (red), peppers (sweet and spicy), etc.
    Some fruits: Blueberries, strawberries, peaches, oranges, raspberries, blackberries, etc. Animal protein profile – 11:25
Daily, unknown quantity:
    Wild fish = omega 3 fatty acids = Myelin and straight teeth
    Salmon and herring
    Grass fed meat Once a week, unknown quantity:
Organ meats = vitamins, minerals, and coenzyme Q (coQ10)
    liver, heart, tongue, gizzard, sweat breads.
Iodine – 12:15
Necessary for removing heavy metals
low levels increase cancer risk
  Once a week: seaweed (sushi anyone?) – iodine, and selenium

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