The following below are foods that can boost your brain power and memory.
In many studies blueberries have been known to be good for your brain and to a persons memory. Berries have been known to have the greatest levels of antioxidants. Blueberries contain anthocyanin. Anthocyanin is a phytochemical that can guard the brain from the breakdown of its brain cells and slow memory loss due to getting older. A three month long study revealed that old adults that drink blueberry juice showed improve learning recall.
Chocolates is not only awesome, it is also good for your brain. Study showed that chocolates will help you boost the power of your brain. Some types of dark chocolates that contain cocoa at least 70 percent contain flavonoids that help improve mental abilities and help proper blood circulation to the brain. Consuming chocolates everyday can help you fight loss of memory due to old age, but do not eat large amount of chocolates. 10 grams of chocolate is enough for the brain for better functions.
It has been proved that tea when freshly brewed can improve brain focus, memory and fight mental exhaustion. Amino acids known as theanine found on tea have a relaxing effect on your brain which helps your brains ability to concentrate and work effectively. The antioxidants in tea have been known to increase brain cells which helps improve your brains memory. Green tea is your best choice that can help relax your brain and keep your senses sharp because it contains catechines. While not as effective as green tea, Black tea also works well as a brain booster.
Fish can make you sharp and smart. Research shows that fish has a very high content on Omega-3 fatty acids, which the main part of nervous tissues and brain cells. Omega-3 fatty acids are high in DHA which is essential to your nervous systems health. Numerous research have discovered that fish like salmon, sardines, tuna, anchoviesand mackerel are full of memory boosting omega-3 fatty acids. Low DHA levels have been connected to a higher risk of loss of memory and Alzheimer’s. Fish also contains iodine, which is known to improve the clarity of the mind.
By Brian Musial
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