Top 5 Brain Boosting Foods
The 'Famous Five' Brain Boosting Foods!
Here are 5 very important brain 'boosting' foods that you can buy at your grocery store, right now!
They will help to feed your brain, boost it, slow down the aging process, sharpen your memory and improve your mental agility.
They were recently recommended by a host of a national TV show Dr. Mehmet Oz of "The Dr. Oz Show".
Here are the five foods.
High in antioxidants, they are rich in Vitamins C and vitamin E.
Blueberries have a high ORAC rating, and are a potent free radical fighter. Also in laboratory tests, where rats were fed blueberries, they experienced slowed rates of age-related loss in mental capacity.
Eggs are next on your grocery list.
Generally a very common item when you shop, they contain several nutrients believed to be good for your brain and body too.
The first nutrient is selenium. This act as a powerful antioxidant but it also believed to boost brain health and also strengthen the immune system.
Choline is another important nutrient found in egg yolks, playing a vital role in helping healthy cell membranes along with the ability to help mental function and memory.
Choline is especially important for children under seven because their grey matter is in the early stages of development.
Eggs also contain Vitamin A, which is important for good night vision and healthy skin.
Next up is Mustard.
Mustard contains an amazing nutrient called turmeric which is also an antioxidant believed to stimulate your immune system. Health benefits associated with a healthier immune system include dealing with allergies, inflammation, Alzheimer's disease, arthritis, asthma, atherosclerosis, diabetes and heart disease.
Number four is Salmon
High in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. These acids contain DHA, which helps the brain transmit signals.
Low levels of DHA can result in memory loss, lack of concentration, mood disturbances, depression, schizophrenia and autism.
Salmon is high in the essential vitamins A, E, D and C and important minerals such as zinc, iron, calcium and selenium.
Stock up on salmon.shame it's so expensive!
A nutritional powerhouse. It contains Carotenoids and flavonoids which help to slow mental decline. They will help reduce your risk for cataracts.
Kale is also an excellent source of Vitamin C . A daily portion provides a massive 89% of your daily vitamin C requirement.
So, there you have five great brain boosting foods which can be easily and simply added to your diet.