Ever contemplated what role food plays in brain function? While it’s no secret that what we eat affects the way we look and feel, physically and emotionally; according to researchers, our dietary decisions also impact brain functions like memory and productivity.
In fact, according to a 2010 study, by consuming foods rich in antioxidants, good fats, vitamins and minerals, you’ll boost both your gut and brain function, allowing for increased energy and memory as well as reducing our risk of brain disease. For a mix of fruits, veggies, oils, and chocolates that’ll do your mind and body good, keep scrolling.
Avocado: Both a fruit and excellent source of healthy fats, these tiny green powerhouses are packed with both vitamin K and folate, which prevent blood clots in the brain as well as improve cognitive functions like memory and concentration.
Blueberries: Rich in vitamin C, vitamin K, fiber, and Gallic acid, blueberries are especially good at protecting our brains from stress and degeneration – proof that great things do come in small packages!
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