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Your Brain is STARVING (Here’s What to Do)

Waistlines in America seem to get bigger every year.

So you’re probably going to be surprised at what I’ll tell you next.

WE ARE LITERALLY STARVING TO DEATH!

But I’m not talking about our bellies… I’m talking about our brains.

Factory farming methods, processed foods, and plenty of other factors are creating a crisis where most brains are deficient in several key nutrients.

It’s no wonder we’re seeing cases of dementia among people in their 30s and 40s.

But you don’t need to be the next statistic.

Your brain needs specific nutrients to function properly… to make it through the day… just to make it through life.

Let me show you how to get them.

Here are the nutrients your brain needs the most:

Zinc: This mineral is a big part of your immune system, but it also has a huge impact on mental health. Studies have shown zinc helps with mood disorders, depression, and anxiety. You can find zinc in red meat, poultry, beans, and whole grains.

Omega-3: I can’t say enough about essential fatty acids EPA/DHA. These omega-3s are almost completely missing from our diets. Studies have shown omega-3 fatty acids are good for your heart, immune system, brain, and blood vessels. They also help with mood and reasoning abilities. I recommend supplementing with one to three grams of fish oil a day.

Vitamin D: Vitamin D is known as a bone vitamin, but it is much more than that. There are many studies linking low vitamin D to depression and even mental illness. There are vitamin D receptors in the brain, and they are located near known depression centers. If you live near the equator and spend a good amount of time outside, forget supplementing. Otherwise, make sure you supplement, especially in the winter (but don’t forget you should always take vitamin D with vitamin K).

B Vitamins: B vitamins help with depression, but also dementia, and poor thinking. B vitamins can be found in beef liver, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products. Make sure you are getting enough B12, B6, folate, and biotin.

Iodine: This mineral is found in abundance in seafood. Since most of us don’t eat enough seafood, most of us are not getting enough. This is a problem because iodine is the principle ingredient in the thyroid hormone–which is our master regulator of metabolism. Without the thyroid hormone, everything slows down (including your brain). Your solution is to eat plenty of seafood, or supplement with iodine.

Protein: You also need good quality proteins. Protein is essential for building almost every brain chemical (neurotransmitters), but also important for building healthy brain cells.

Health and Happiness,

Scott Olson

Dr. Scott Olson, ND

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Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.

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