Everyday Foods that keep your Brain Healthy & Sharp

THE HANS INDIA |   Jul 07,2018 , 12:51 AM IST

Everyday Foods that keep your Brain Healthy & Sharp

Everyday Foods that keep your Brain Healthy & Sharp

Green leafy vegetables prevent brain deterioration


Remember Popeye gulping spinach cans one after another? Looks like he knew the secret. 

Having green leafy vegies like spinach, lettuce, radish leaves on daily basis protects your brain from damage or stress. 

Beet root beats memory retention problems

Beet roots are natural cleansers of the body. 

They clean your blood, protect your body from inflammation and most importantly they charge the brain with a good blood circulation making it strong.

Broccoli helps improve memory and sharp thinking

Now we know why our mothers were always so adamant on making us eat all the greens. 

Broccoli is a store house for  vitamin K and choline which keeps the memory sharp and thinking capability quick.

Egg yolk helps in development of brain

Yes, you read that right. 

Egg yolk is one of the major food component that helps in development of the brain of a growing child and even fetal brain development of an unborn. 

Oily fish promotes smooth functioning of brain

There are certain fatty acids that our body is unable to produce, one such essential fatty acid is omega-3 which is found in fish. 

Omega-3 triggers the functioning of the brain in a smooth manner. 

Pumpkin seeds help in overcoming mood swings

Pumpkin seeds are rich in zinc in comparison to other seeds, they help in fighting stress for the brain due to its high magnesium content.

Avocado improves the average memory

Avocados are often confused with being unhealthy due to its high fat content, whereas in reality they are rich in 'monosaturated fats'. 

These fats keep the blood sugar level of our body at healthy levels and enhances our mental ability. 

Bone broth improves your thinking capability

Bone broth is the ultimate food. It has uncountable benefits and is the most natural thing you can think of. 

Made by simmering or boiling an animals bone in water, it works wonders on your brain and protects your immune system too. 

Dark chocolate enhances your concentration power

Dark chocolate contains flavanols which help in lowering blood pressure and keeps you calm under stress. 

This helps you to focus more.

Whole grains give your brain energy to work

Like all other body parts even our brain needs energy to work. 

This energy is provided in the form of glucose by the intake of wholegrains. 

Tomatoes prevent brain cells from damage

Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant which protects the cells of brain and nullifies the chances of developing Alzheimer's during old age.

Blackcurrant helps in reducing anxiety

Blackcurrants are a powerhouse of Vitamin C which is a stress buster. 

It keeps your brain free from anxiety and lowers the chances of developing memory loss issues during old age. 


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