The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Grain Brain. Opinions expressed are entirely my own!
Four weeks ago, I started the Grain Brain Challenge and now I'm here to let you know how I fared.
But first, let me give you a little reminder of what Dr. David Perlmutter, author of Grain Brain, recommends for optimal brain health:
Good fats from eating olive oil, avocados, nuts, seeds, fish, grass-fed beef, goat cheese, and fish oils are fundamental for health, while carb-derived calories as one might get from things like bread, pasta, potatoes, below-ground veggies, fruit and fruit juices are things you want to avoid on a brain-healthy diet. -- Dr. David Perlmutter (via Facebook)
I started on the challenge 4 weeks ago, focusing on food, sleep, exercise and supplements, as laid out in the book.
For me, the challenge wasn't all that hard. I've been following a Paleo diet for a while now and the recommendations in Grain Brain are similar. There are differences, of course, but I didn't have to make the same sort of changes as someone who has been eating grains on the reg.
Basically, I stuck to eating lots of vegetables and high-quality protein and good fat.
|Avocados! Such good fat.|
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