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What's Good for the Body is Good for the Brain

Brain Health Book Review: The 30-Day Alzheimer's Solution, Part II

In Episode 22 we continue to explore the 30-Day Alzheimer’s solution by Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai. Vesime also shares some lessons learned from her recent experience with navigating the healthcare system. We hope you will take the time to listen or watch today’s episode. The takeaways from today’s conversation are:

  • Listen to your body.

  • Take charge of your health and be the advocate for your shared health care plan.

  • The brain and the gut are in close communication. What’s good for the body is good for the brain.

  • The NEURO9 and Thoughtful 20 are great places to start your brain health journey.

  • Be plant positive and add more plants to your plate.

As we shared last week, the NEURO plan aligns closely with the seven Perfectly Pl@nted pillars:

  • N: Be plant positive and add more plants to your plate. Avoid highly processed foods, processed meats, chicken and red meat.

  • E: Be physically active. You don’t need to go to the gym. Dance, walk, hike, golf, ski….do what you love but keep your body moving.

  • U: Find ways to reduce stressors in your life.

  • R: Restorative sleep is key to brain health and overall health.

  • O: Optimize your social connections and engage in activities that challenge you to use your brain.

We hope that you enjoyed this peek into the 30 Day Alzheimer’s solution. The book is a gold mine of resources for healthy living and there are more than 70 simple and tasty recipes that can help you achieve your SMART goals related to healthy eating. Please let us know your thoughts if you read the book or try any of the Sherzai's wonderful recipes. If you want to learn more about the NEURO Plan, you can check out their website:

Finally, don’t forget about the challenge! In this episode we challenged you to incorporate a few of the Thoughtful 20 brain foods onto your plate each week for the next 30 days. Please leave us a comment below about which of the twenty brain-nourishing foods you are adding to your meals.

Until next time, be well.


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