I attended an excellent lecture on skull and brain structure by a histology expert on the cerebellum which is small but amazingly complex and does quite a lot of the work needed to keep you alive http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerebellum
Brain is the most interesting health study, and how it is impacted by chemicals, exercise, hormones, foods, drugs, herbs, diets, sleep, electronics, massage, drainage, viruses, prions, infections, … I never knew brain was so plastic and could be worked on so easily, like more fish oil (I like). Cod liver oil is a “feel good” food.
Interesting long article very relevant to you excerpt below. Vitamin D is very important.Summer I get vitamin D from sunshine.Winter I get vitamin D from Cod Liver Oil (Walmart or a 6 month supply for $11 athttps://www.swansonvitamins.com/swanson-premium-emulsified-cod-liver-oil-mint-16-fl-oz-474-ml-liquid
Also they sell a years supply of coconut oil for $22 https://www.swansonvitamins.com/swanson-organic-certified-organic-extra-virgin-coconut-oil-54-oz-1-53-kilograms-solid-oil
A wide variety of brain tissue contains vitamin D receptors, and when they’re activated by vitamin D, it facilitates nerve growth in your brain. Researchers also believe that optimal vitamin D levels boosts levels of important brain chemicals, and protect brain cells by increasing the effectiveness of glial cells innursing damaged neurons back to health.
Vitamin D may also exert some of its beneficial effects on yourbrain through its anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties, which are well established.
‘Most Robust Study of Its Kind’ Confirms Link Between Low Vitamin D and dementia. again been confirmed with the publication of a robust six-year long study conducted by an international team of researchers. As reported by Science Daily:
“Study participants who were severely vitamin D deficient were more than twice as likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s disease…