When Max Lugavere’s mother was diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disease, he dropped everything in pursuit of finding out how to reverse her condition. He discovered that the foods we eat have a big impact on the wellbeing of our body and brain. We explore different types of diets, and how they affect the microbes in our gut, to gain a new understanding of food as software which programs states of health in the brain and body. This interview with Regina Meredith was originally webcast January 18, 2018.
Max Lugavere, author of Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life, is also the director of the film Bread Head, the first-ever documentary about dementia prevention through diet and lifestyle.