Susan Saunders
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Episode 85: How to keep your brain healthy with Susan Saunders

Susan Saunders

Susan Saunders is the co-author of the best-selling book, The Age-Well Project, and author of her latest book, The Age-Well Plan which is a blueprint for how to age well. Susan’s already been on the podcast to tell us all about what we can do to age well. That was Episode 76. This time, we’re going to talk specifically about what we can do to promote our brain health. (Click here for a summary transcription of the key points.)

We talk about:

  • Why brain health is so important and personal to Susan
  • How she lives with the knowledge of having the APOE gene
  • How inflammation hurts us as we age
  • How to reduce the impact of inflammation
  • What “zombies” are when it comes to ageing
  • How to reduce and prevent zombies in the body as we age
  • What fisetin and quercetin are and where we can find them in our everyday diets
  • The Mediterranean diet
  • Understanding our ancestors’ diets and how it can help us in the modern world
  • Intermittent fasting – what it is, why it’s good and why people like Susan do it
  • The benefits of taking a cold shower
  • Why we need to think about our gut health and why it’s an important part of eating for the brain health
  • Foods that can protect our brain health

And more!

Find out more about Susan:

Susan’s website

Facebook | Instagram

Susan’s books: The Age Well Project | The Age Well Plan

 

 

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Episode 76: How to age well with Susan Saunders

Susan Saunders

Meet Susan Saunders, co-author of the best-selling book, The Age-Well Project and author of her latest book The Age-Well Plan, a blue-print for how to age well. The Age-Well Project is the book I wish I’d written so I was thrilled to have Susan talk to us. She will inspire you to see that you have so much impact on how you age.

We talk about:

  • How Susan’s family history lead her to want to age well
  • How the Age-Well Project started and the research involved
  • The six key areas of aging well
  • Starting with a purpose: why do you want to age well?
  • Getting the right nutrition
  • What to include or not include in your diet if you want to age well
  • The importance of fibre
  • The dirty dozen and the clean fifteen
  • The importance of movement
  • How to do easy movement throughout the day
  • Getting enough of the right kind of sleep
  • How to prioritize sleep
  • Having a positive attitude towards aging
  • Considering the environment in which you live

And more!

You can read a summary of this podcast here.

Find out more about Susan:

Susan’s website

Susan’s books: The Age Well Project | The Age Well Plan

 

 

Facebook | Instagram

Other resources:

Dirty dozen and clean 15 – UK

EWG’s 2023 Dirty Dozen

EWG’s 2023 Clean 15

Pesticide Action Network UK

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