Maggie Moon MS RD

Maggie Moon is a registered dietitian, published author, and nutrition communications expert. She provides evidence-based food and nutrition solutions for optimal brain health, delivered with cultural humility. Her focus is helping everyone strengthen their cognitive resilience through nutrition, and in this way add more life to years, from early life to older adulthood.

When You Need More Electrolytes

This summer’s global heat wave means there’s a greater potential for dehydration, and excessive sweating means electrolyte losses. Electrolytes are essential for fundamental functions like the electrical signals needed for brain function, muscle contraction, and fluid balance. Important electrolytes include sodium, potassium, chloride, magnesium, calcium, phosphate, and bicarbonates. Though many Americans fall short on two key …

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Wild Blueberry Smoothie

This is my go-to smoothie. It is loaded with brain-protective antioxidants. And the intense blue-purples from wild blueberries are gorgeous. If you’re on a quest for a delicious way to nourish your mind and body, look no further than this invigorating brain healthy smoothie recipe. Bursting with vibrant flavors and wholesome ingredients, including frozen wild …

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Bibimbap is a complete one-bowl meal. In Korean, bibimbap literally translates to mixed rice. While some components have become quite common (like spinach, carrots, mushrooms, zucchini, sprouts, & a gochujang sauce), what I love about this dish is that it can be a “kitchen sink” kind of meal. I love making this meal at the …

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Are Cashews Good For You?

I talked to MindBodyGreen all about cashews, including how they stack up to other nuts. We chatted about what exactly cashews are, what nutrients they provide, and how they may benefit brain health, heart health, and even healthy pregnancies thanks to their antioxidants, minerals, and more. Visit MindBodyGreen to read the full article.

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