WellBeing

The brain-boosting balance

DR MICHAEL ELSTEIN is a Sydney-based anti-ageing physician and writer. He is the author of three books, including his latest, The Wellness Guide to Preventing the Diseases of Ageing. He also designed the app The Diet Guide to Ageing Prevention.

There are three foods our brains are getting way too much of: sugar, fat and protein. As these are the essential constituent s of all foods, make that just too much eating.

If we need sugar to fuel our mental function and brain cells are made up of fat

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