ABC7's Beyond the Headlines with Cheryl Jennings: Brain health

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018
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This edition of Beyond the Headlines focuses on brain health. We spoke with two California doctors with controversial books that say our brain health can be dramatically improved by changes in diet and lifestyle.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- This edition of Beyond the Headlines focuses on brain health. We spoke with two California doctors with controversial books that say our brain health can be dramatically improved by changes in diet and lifestyle.

Dr. Steven Gundry, world renowned heart surgeon, is one of our studio guests. He wrote "The Plant Paradox."

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Dr. Dale Bredesen, founding president of the Buck Institute on Aging and a neuroscientist, wrote "The End of Alzheimer's."

We searched for and found women who embraced their protocols and either improved mental clarity or reversed early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson also revealed that she saw improvement in an autoimmune disorder and lost a significant amount of weight by changing her eating plan.

We offer several tips to help people begin the process of improving their brain health. We're also offering several resources to help families already dealing with brain disease.

STUDIO GUESTS:

Stephen Gundry, M.D.

Cardiologist

gundrymd.com

Twitter: @DrGundry

Facebook: @GundryMD

Instagram: @drstevengundry

Dale Bredesen, M.D.

Neuroscientist

drbredesen.com

Twitter: @DrDaleBredesen

Facebook: @drdalebredesen

ADDITIONAL RESOURCE:

Montreal Cognitive Assessment

mocatest.org

To connect with Cheryl Jennings:

Twitter: @CherylABC7

Instagram: @cherylabc7

Facebook: @CherylJenningsABC7

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