How the food you eat affects your brain - Mia Nacamulli
When it comes to what you bite, chew and swallow, your choices have a direct and long-lasting effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain. So which foods cause you to feel so tired after lunch? Or so restless at night? Mia Nacamulli takes you into the brain to find out.
- Join the conversation and check out the reference materials at TEDEd
- Glucose is the brain’s fuel. Find out more here: Glucose and mental performance.
- What happens if our brains, specifically young, growing brains, don’t get the nutrition they need?
- Click here for the dummy’s list of essential amino acids and which foods are best for getting them.