To Your Health: Feeding Your Brain!

Dr. Alan Safdi, a world-renowned internist and gastroenterologist with encyclopedic knowledge of mind-body wellness and preventative medicine, posts on Telluride Inside… and Out under the banner of “To Your Health.” His blogs feature the most current information in his field: health, wellness, and longevity.

This winter, Dr. Alan returns with his popular Live Longer Retreat wellness intensives, which repeats over the summer. For further information, email telluridecme@gmail.com. go to his Telluride Longevity Institute website or sign up by calling 1-877-448-5416.

This week, Dr. Alan talks about some of the best ways to feed your brain.

The brain is an organ made up of a large mass of nerve tissue protected within the skull. It plays a role in just about every major body system. Some of the main functions of the brain include: processing sensory information. regulating blood pressure, and breathing. We all want our brains to be healthy as we age, but when it comes to fueling the squash what are some of the best foods to eat? Short answer: For starters foods with brain-healthy nutrients such as vitamin K, lutein, folate, and beta carotene.

For more, listen to Dr. Alan’s podcast.

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Dr. Alan Safdi is board-certified in Internal Medicine and in Gastroenterology and is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. A proven leader in the healthcare arena, he has been featured on the national program, “Medical Crossfire” and authored or co-authored numerous medical articles and abstracts. Safdi has been involved in grant-based and clinical research for 30+ years and is passionate about disease prevention and wellness, not just fixing what has gone wrong. He is an international lecturer on the subjects of wellness, nutrition and gastroenterology.

And back by popular demand, this summer, in partnership with the Peaks’ Spa, Dr. Safdi returns with his three, week-long wellness intensives titled Live Longer Retreat.

Again, using an evidence-based, scientific approach to health and longevity and featuring an experienced staff of medical professionals, personal trainers, Pilates and yoga instructors, dietitians, and chefs, the focus is on your unique wellness profile. Each Live Longer Retreat is one-of-kind in the U.S. Those intensives, limited to only 10 – 15 participants, will include personal consultations, hiking, spinning, yoga, Pilates, talks and demonstrations related to nutrition, cooking classes, and more.

Go here to read a review of the experience by one very satisfied participant.

 

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