How to Build a Healthy B.R.A.I.N. with Dr. Louise Swartswalter (HPC: E64)

Dr. Louise Swartswalter was at death’s door and on oxygen for 3 years when she was a special ed teacher juggling her two kids. If that’s not a serious health crisis, I don’t know what is!

She wouldn’t accept being sick forever though, and her quest for health became a new passion and career.

She found that working with special ed kids and healing her own brain were remarkably similar. Now she specializes in healing and balancing the human brain through her signature B.R.A.I.N. System, the most comprehensive healing system for the brain, body, soul, and life. She mostly focuses on helping professionals improve their business and lives through optimizing their brains, but she agreed to talk to us today about how we can start our kids off right!

In this interview, you’ll learn:

  • Favorite “brain foods” for kids
  • How the 4 “bodies” come into play for best brain health (physical, mental, emotional, spiritual)
  • Tricks to optimize your brains, starting with releasing baggage
  • Special healthy brain strategies for families struggling with sensory challenged kids, ADHD and autism spectrum and more (Dr. S is a special ed teacher turned naturopathic doctor turned biofeedback specialist)

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  • Good brain health supplements
  • Parents: you CAN help your kids build healthy brains!

No time to watch the whole video? Here are the notes!

Healthy Brain Video Time Stamps

  • 0:27: Dr. Louise Swartswalter is here with me today to talk about building brain health. She was a special ed teacher until she faced a personal health crisis. She dove into alternative health and has been on that path ever since. She specializes in balancing the brain.

When we can start kids early on a good diet and having good functioning brain power everything changes for them. -Dr. Louise Swartswalter

  • 2:03: Dr. Swartswalter shares her story with us and how she came to specialize in brain health.
  • 5:16: When a child suddenly develops food allergies or sensitivities there’s generally a trigger. A sickness, chemical exposure or some other trauma to the body can trigger allergies.

Biofeedback for Healthy Brain Function

  • 7:57: When Dr. Swartswalter was sick, her brain power was way down. When she began working with dyslexic children she noticed that they had many of the same food sensitivities she had. She eventually began using a biofeedback device and her students started improving faster than with other therapies alone. The device was balancing the neurotransmitters in the brain.
  • 10:25: You can balance neurotransmitters with biofeedback, through medication and also through diet. Find out what some of the key aspects of a healthy brain diet are.

Diet for a Healthy Brain

  • 12:27: When kids are getting ear infections all the time it’s often a sensitivity to dairy and gluten.
  • 13:53: Dr. Swartswalter shares her “superstar brain foods.”
  • 14:34: We talk about making a switch regarding what nut butters you choose. She might convince you to make the change!
  • 15:43: Healthy fats are vital to brain function. Using bone-in, skin-on meat and consuming cold-pressed oils, nuts and seeds are all good ways to incorporate fat into your diet.
  • 16:45: My youngest had an allergy to eggs for a few years. We periodically tested him, until about a year ago when he didn’t react! 😀
  • 17:26: Dr. Swartswalter does cellular retraining where she can help train your body to not react to certain foods.

Healing Beyond the Physical Body

  • 18:04: Dr. Swartswalter differentiates between the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies. She explains how they all work together for brain health. When we split apart these aspects of healing, it takes much longer than an integrative approach.

Doing the physical body healing wasn't enough. I needed to look at the whole person. -Dr. Louise Swartswalter

  • 20:31: The B.R.A.I.N system Dr. Swartswalter uses stands for: Body, Releasing the old stuff, Aligning with spirit, Integrating it all, and then inputting the New program.
  • 21:20: Dr. Swartswalter works mostly with adults. We talk about some similarities and differences between working with children and adults on releasing baggage to optimize brain function.
  • 21:57: Dr. Swartswalter shares a story about a little boy who came to her for therapy. She explains a bit about what she does to help clear cellular memories of trauma.

Optimizing Brain Function with Sensory Challenges

  • 23:07: At Kids Cook Real Food we have many families dealing with sensory challenges, ADHD, autism spectrum and more. We get into some specific recommendations for brain function for these kids.
  • 25:09: Kids with any sensory processing difficulties need protection in their energy field. There’s a simple visualization that they can do to help them from absorbing negativity from others.
  • 26:47: We get into some supplements for brain health. Probiotics, minerals and fish oil are Dr. Swartswalter’s top recommendations.
  • 28:52: I share about a recent success story of my son making and eating a kale salad.
  • 30:24: We end with a message of hope and encouragement for parents.

You've got to do it first. If you're modeling for your kids, they're gonna want to do it too. -Dr. Louise Swartswalter

Resources We Mention About Healthy Brains

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