Dean and Ayesha Sherzai Alzheimer's Solution Plant Proof podcast

How food affects brain health with Neurologists Drs Dean & Ayesha Sherzai

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In Episode 65 I sit down with Drs Dean & Ayesha Sherzai, or Team Sherzai, who are Neurologists from California.

Dean & Ayesha are experts in the prevention of neurological degenerative disorders and authors of the well know book ‘The Alzheimers Solution’.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Why talking about lifestyle and degenerative neurological conditions is important
  • The burden of such illnesses
  • How patients with Dementia and Alzheimers present
  • Why Drs Dean & Ayesha Sherzai are so passionate about this area
  • Their personal journeys
  • The work they are doing at a community level
  • The science they are publishing
  • What the science on nutrition & neurological degenerative conditions tells us
  • Who’s most at risk of developing these degenerative neurological conditions
  • Underlying mechanisms and physiological risk factors contributing the development of these degenerative neurological conditions
  • What foods we should eat to prevent the change of developing conditions such as Alzheimers and other forms of Dementia
  • Why some people suggest to eat high fat diets and cholesterol for brain health
  • Overlap between these degenerative neurological conditions and cardiovascular disease
  • and much much more


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