Poor Nutrition and Brain Drain

Poor Nutrition and Brain Drain or This is Your Brain on Fast Foods

In this blog we make the connection between fast or processed foods and brain damage, underscoring just one of many known connections between poor nutrition and disease.

Some of you remember the iconic commercial of an egg frying in a red hot pan, with the tag line “This is your brain on drugs”. – The sub text being that drugs fry your brain.

Alarming though it may be, processed and fast foods may also fry your brain. They contain powerful chemicals called excitotoxins, which over excite brain tissue to the point of cell damage.  They have been implicated in headaches, brain tumors, ADHD, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia and depression. They’ve also been linked to hormonal and balance and weight gain.

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Author
Dr. Joseph Fortin, DO Dr. Joseph Fortin is the Medical Director at Spine Technology and Rehabilitation and a Clinical Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine.

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