Intermittent Fasting For Mental Clarity And Sharpness
Intermittent Fasting For Mental Clarity And Sharpness
In this video, Dr. Berg talks about the intermittent fasting and how to improve mental clarity. One key part is called hippocampus, its Greek word means Sea Horse because of how it looks. It is intimately involved in learning, memory and spatial navigation. Spatial Navigation is the ability to locate yourself in the environment.
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Increase the Synapses Regrow Nerve Cells
What Causes Damage to the Hippocampus:
Stress High Levels of Cortisol
Vitamin B1 Deficiencies (Memory loss is one of the side effects)
High levels of sugar and insulin
High Levels of Cortisol and High Levels of Sugar/ Insulin can deplete vitamin B1. Vitamin B1 is vital in allowing the hippocampus to work correctly. Nutritional Yeast is the best source of vitamin B1.
How to Improve Hippocampus:
4. Getting a lot of oxygen
Start with 3 meals a day and No snacks
Snacking completely destroys the benefits of Intermittent Fasting
Add Fat to the Meal
Overtime, gradually knock out your breakfast
Dont eat if you are not hungry
2 Meals a Day: Gradually shrink the distance between the 2 meals from 8 hours to 4.
Hey Guys! Today we are going to talk about Intermittent Fasting and how to improve mental clarity and your mental sharpness. Now there are some really cool research with doing intermittent fasting and improving certain parts of the brain. I am going to put some links down below. One key part is something called the hippocampus, you have two of them in the left and right side of your brain. The Greek word of hippocampus means “sea horse” because it looks like a sea horse. But it is intimately involved with learning, memory and spatial navigation. What is that mean? It means your ability to locate yourself in your environment. It sort of like a GPS so to speak. People with dementia from alzheimer’s have very difficult time finding out where they are in a certain environment. They kind of get lost in the parking lot, its kind of like they have loss their GPS. So by improving your hippocampus, you can increase your ability to learn, you can actually increase the synapses in your brain and you can actually regrow your nerve cells, you can slow down the aging process, you can improve your memory and you can sometimes improve your emotional state because hippocampus is sometimes similar to relay switch with different emotions and definitely improve your ability to find yourself in your environment. Now it is interesting that in animal studies, if you damage the hippocampus, that animal could become hyperactive and they have difficulty in learning. Sound familiar with kids, right? The question is what causes damage to this part of your brain. Stress, high levels of cortisol.
Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, 52 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. His clients include senior officials in the U.S. government and the Justice Department, ambassadors, medical doctors, high-level executives of prominent corporations, scientists, engineers, professors, and other clients from all walks of life. He is the author of The New Body Type Guide and other books published by KB Publishing. Dr. Berg trains chiropractors, physicians and allied healthcare practitioners in his methods, and to date he has trained over 2,500 healthcare professionals. He has taught students nutrition as an adjunct professor at Howard University.
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hey guys today we’re going to talk about intermittent fasting and how to improve your mental clarity and your mental sharpness now there’s some really cool research with doing intermittent fasting and improving certain parts of the brain I’m gonna put some links down below one key part is something called the hippocampus okay you have two of them on the left and right side of your brain the Greek word for hippocampus means seahorse because it looks like a seahorse but it’s intimately involved with learning memory and spatial navigation okay what does that mean it means your ability to locate yourself in your environment like like it’s kind of a GPS so to speak now when people have dementia from Alzheimer’s they have a very difficult time finding out where they are in a certain environment they kind of get lost in a parking lot it’s kind of like they lost their GPS so by improving hippocampus you can increase your ability to learn you can actually increase the synapses in your brain you actually can regrow nerve cells that’s very exciting you can slow down the aging process you can improve your memory you can sometimes improve your emotional state because the hippocampus is similar to a relay switch with different emotions and definitely improve your ability to find yourself in your environment now it’s interesting in animal studies if you damage the hippocampus that animal becomes hyperactive and they have difficulty in learning sounds familiar with kids right so the question is what causes damage with this part of your brain okay stress high levels of cortisol there’s a condition with high cortisol called Cushing’s syndrome and you see damage with the hippocampus so one of the symptoms would be dementia and memory problems but it can come from stress vitamin b1 deficiencies can create a problem with the hippocampus in fact even if you look up vitamin b1 deficiencies one of the side effects is memory loss okay and then we have high levels of sugar and insulin can also destroy the campus and that’s why one of the symptoms of diabetes for example is dementia and it just so happens that high sugar and insulin can deplete vitamin b1 high cortisol can deplete b1 so vitamin b1 is vital and allowing the hippocampus to work correctly and the best source of b1 would be nutritional yeast okay so that’s what I would recommend getting you can get it in tablet form but it’ll be something that would could actually greatly improve someone that’s trying to prove these things right here the other thing that’s really important is aerobic exercise I’m talking like long walks getting lots of oxygen low stress very beneficial to helping improving destruction right here now as far as intermittent fasting goes I’m gonna recommend that you start with three meals a day no snacks whatsoever the snacking completely destroys the benefits form in a minute fasting you have to add more fat to the meal to go longer then over time gradually knock out your breakfast a lot of times you’re just not going to be hungry in the morning well don’t eat if you’re not hungry okay our bodies do not need to eat every hour and a half unless we have a problem with our blood Sugar’s so then you have two meals a day okay and then you want to gradually start shrinking the distance between the two meals from maybe eight hours to six hours to eventually four hours so if you were to eat at one o’clock and five o’clock that would be awesome okay and if you really want to take it one step further you can start going to one meal a day that would create some serious improvement in your hippocampus especially if you have any of these problems right here with your memory and spatial navigation issues or learning you’re going to see some great improvements alright so there you have it so go ahead and apply this and comment down below hey guys a lot of you already have my book some of you don’t but this new edition called the new body type guide is an upgrade from my last Edition called the 7 principles of fat burning it has 156 images 378 pages full glossary I talk about Kido in a minute fasting the body types in detail I have a new stressed chapter I’m going to show you exactly what to eat any comprehensive FAQ I put a link down below check it out..