How Food Can Influence Concussion Recovery: Part III

This is PART III of a three part series examining the relationship between food and concussion recovery. In PART I we delved into concussion pathophysiology and we discussed how it relates to cellular metabolism and the diet. In PART II we discussed omega-3 fatty acids, particularly DHA, and how they may support concussion recovery. I […]

How Food Can Influence Concussion Recovery: Part II

In PART I of this blog post I discuss some of the fundamental mechanisms underlying concussion pathophysiology and I explore the interplay between glucose, insulin release, fat intake, ketosis, and neurologic recovery. In part II, we will discuss how omega-3 fatty acids support general neurologic health and the potential therapeutic role for concussions. I will then attempt to establish some practical takeaways, […]

How Food Can Influence Concussion Recovery: Part I

It is autumn here in the States and to many Americans that means that a new football season is among us. From young children to the professionals, athletes are now participating in one of our favorite past times. To me, as a spectator, this time of year means grilling lots of meats, hanging out with friends […]