The Model Health Show

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. Its roles and responsibilities are vast, ranging from regulating breathing, processing memories, controlling motor skills, and so much more. On today’s show, I’m taking you behind the scenes of your incredible brain.

On this episode of The Model Health Show, we’re going to cover ten amazing and strange facts about the human brain. You’re going to learn about the brain’s function and structure, the nutrients it needs to thrive, and how to protect your brain. You’ll also hear about your brain’s capacity during sleep, the role of proper hydration for brain health, and so much more. 

Your unique brain is truly amazing, expansive, and one-of-a-kind. The more we understand our brains’ functions and requirements, the better we can stack conditions in our favor. I hope this episode empowers you to take control over the health and power of your remarkable brain. Enjoy!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What nociceptors are and why they’re critical for human survival. 
  • How much the human brain grows in the first year of life.
  • What percentage of breastmilk is comprised of saturated fat.
  • The role cholesterol plays in the brain.
  • What myelin is. 
  • The percentage of our caloric intake that our brain needs. 
  • How the blood-brain barrier works.
  • What neuronutrition is.
  • How the blood-brain barrier can become damaged over time. 
  • The benefits that extra virgin olive oil can have on the brain.
  • What our brains are doing while we sleep.
  • How the glymphatic system works.
  • Why the brain has a soft consistency. 
  • What percentage of the brain is made of water.
  • How dehydration impacts the brain.
  • The incredible speed at which information can run between neurons.
  • Why your brain needs oxygen. 
  • How to support your individual, amazing brain. 

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