#37 Forms & Focus Discussion on Leafy Greens
Did you know that according to an article on Frontiers, that processed foods have increased from 5% to 60% in the last century? No wonder everyone has chronic diseases and illnesses and they sure can't focus. So today we're gonna go back to the good old fashion greens and how they help you focus!
0:00 Intro to Leafy Greens and Focus
1:10 Intro to Podcast
1:46 Leafy Greens and How They Help You Focus
9:30 Solution to Increase Your Focus
- Article on Stacker, since 1920, there were almost three times as many farms 100 years ago than there are today—in 1920 there were 6.5 million farms, while 2020 estimates come in at two million.
- https://www.underatinroof.com/ 200 years ago, over 90% of the US population lived on farms and produced their own food. Today, only 2% of the population grows food for everyone else, including the rest of the world. And they're using conventional practices to do so, as only 0.7% of all crops and pasture are certified organic.
- Frontiers: Processed and ultra-processed foods increased from <5 to >60% of foods. Saturated fats from animal sources declined while polyunsaturated fats from vegetable oils rose. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) rose over the twentieth century in parallel with increased consumption of processed foods, including sugar, refined flour and rice, and vegetable oils.
- NBCI. Consumption of approximately 1 serving per day of green leafy vegetables and foods rich in phylloquinone, lutein, nitrate, folate, α-tocopherol, and kaempferol may help to slow cognitive decline with aging.
- https://www.brainandlife.org/ The researchers also identified nutrients in the foods people were eating—lutein, vitamin K, nitrate, folate, alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene, and kaempferol—that were particularly dense in leafy green vegetables. These nutrients are also associated with cognitive health, says Dr. Morris.
- A report published in 2015 in Alzheimer's and Dementia, the journal of the Alzheimer's Association, suggested that those who adhere most closely to the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet could reduce their risk of Alzheimer's disease by as much as 53%. The diet, which was developed by Dr. Morris and her colleagues, emphasizes the consumption of leafy greens, whole grains, berries, fish, and beans.
- Hey bro, eat more leafy greens.
- Consider Your Sourcing
- Juice Celery Daily: Medical Medium
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