Foods Never Consumed by a Neurosurgeon

Deli meats often contain nitrates and nitrites, which may be linked to an increased risk of brain tumors. 

1. Deli Meats

Consider roasted, grilled, or poached poultry or fish as alternatives.

Processed cheese can be high in saturated fats and sodium, which can harm cardiovascular health and indirectly affect the brain.

2. Processed Cheese

High-sodium snacks can lead to high blood pressure and contribute to cognitive decline. Snack on unsalted nuts, seeds, or fresh fruit.

3. High-Sodium Snacks

Candy is loaded with sugar and artificial additives that can lead to blood sugar spikes and obesity. 

4. Candy

Satisfy your sweet tooth with fresh fruit or dark chocolate in moderation.

Fast food breakfast sandwiches are often high in unhealthy fats, sodium, and artificial ingredients that can impair brain function. 

5. Fast Food Breakfast Sandwiches

Prepare a balanced homemade breakfast with whole grains, lean proteins, and vegetables.

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