What are the Right Choices for a Healthy Diet

January 26, 2021

Dr. Joseph Maroon is a neurosurgeon by profession and a living example and advocate for the benefits of healthy living.  As one of the first to embrace the sport of triathlons, Dr. Maroon remains as a world-ranked competitor in his age group.  Over the years he has lectured to thousands on the benefits of healthy living and is now making this information available to all in a series of video lectures.

Video Session 2

Attached is the second in a series of 20 to 30 minute video slide presentations on healthy choices.  In this video Dr. Maroon discusses the negative health consequences of the typical American diet and reviews the preventable dietary causes of an early death.  Then he highlights the benefits of the Mediterranean diet and why you need to make better dietary choices sooner than you think.

What is the Mediterranean diet?

  • is a way of eating based on the traditional foods of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea
  • focuses on more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts and legumes
  • lean proteins from fish and poultry, good fats from olive oil, and some dairy, and consuming fewer sweets & red meats

In this series Dr. Maroon will explore a wide range of topics and explain what are the “Right Choices” for a healthier life.

Come back frequently to see each video and you too can learn the secrets to over 5o years of research into preserving health and brain function for a lifetime.