Opioid addiction is one of the most startling health epidemics that the US has faced in decades. Currently, the National Institute of Drug Abuse estimates that upwards of 35 million people abuse opioids worldwide, with more than 2 million people in the US suffering from opioid addiction and numbers are rapidly growing. It’s not surprising then that Primary Care Physicians are being asked to help patients overcome their addiction.
The brain works 24/7 to control thoughts, movements, breathing, heartbeat and senses; as a result, it requires constant supply of fuel, which come from the food you eat on a daily basis. However, your brain can only function well if you eat the right kind of food. This post will explore the foods that are likely to affect your brain negatively and positively.