David Perlmutter, MD, FACN
Q: How much power do we have to control brain health over the course of our lifetimes?
Dr. Perlmutter: We have a great deal of power. Many of us grew up in a time of genetic determinism and had to labor through this dichotomy of “nature-versus-nurture,” which asks: “Are we the product of our genes or of our environments?” But now, we understand that our health and longevity actually represent a beautiful dance between nature and nurture—it is not one or the other. Our health is predicated on choosing how we interact with our genetic predispositions…