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Video shows food for the body and the brain

For 25 years Charlotte Erlanson-Albertsson at Lund University in Sweden has conducted research on appetite control, the energy balance of the body, and how we should eat to stay healthy and happy – both our bodies and our brains. Here’s her dietary advice captured in one compelling film.
Vegetables for a healthy mind
Vegetables for a healthy mind

We eat too much, too often, and more sugar, salt and fat than we should. Our bodies don’t like it. They become stressed”, says Charlotte Erlanson-Albertsson, professor in medical and physiological chemistry.

In this film you will join Charlotte when she does her grocery shopping and talks about

  • why we should eat “three colours of vegetables” each day
  • why we are to be cautious of too much red meat
  • good proteins and important fat in fish
  • that the body needs to help counting the number of slices of bread
  • how thylakoids in green leaves affect hormones that regulate our feeling of satisfaction and reduce the need for sweets
  • why tea and coffee are good for your health and
  • why we should embrace the way the French people view and eat food

Watch video: You are what you eat: Food tips for a healthy lifestyle


Watch the video in shorter parts:

- You are what you eat: how three colours of vegetables each day could keep dementia away
- You are what you eat: how fish, red meat and milk products affect your body
- You are what you eat: how green vegetables can help reduce the need for sweets
- You are what you eat: why timing is equally as important as what you eat


Related reading:

- Spinach extract decreases cravings (Video)

Contact:

Charlotte Erlanson-Albertsson, professor in medical and physiological chemistry at Lund University,
Phone: +46 46 222 85 89; +46 70 288 1782
Email: charlotte [dot] erlanson-albertsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

 

Text by Katrin Ståhl, Press Officer at the Faculty of Medicin, Lund University

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