The foods which will keep your brain healthy, sharp

The foods which will keep your brain healthy, sharp
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Green leafy:

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.

Including magnesium rich food like spices, nuts, beans, cocoa, whole grains and green leafy vegetables in your diet daily may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes, reveals a study.

Avocado:

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.

Beetroot:

Beetroots 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.

Bone broth:

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.

Broccoli:

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.

Dark chocolate:

Dark chocolate contains flavanols which help in lowering blood pressure and keeps you calm under stress. This helps you to focus more.

Egg yolk:

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 fatal brain development of an unborn.

Whole grains:

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.

Oily fish:

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.

Tomato:

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

Pumpkin seeds:

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.

Blackcurrant:

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.

Nuts:

Remember how it was a daily routine to have almonds before leaving for school?

Studies say nuts are rich source of vitamin E which help our brain to retain more than normal and works positively on the memory loss problems.

Blueberries:

Blueberries or any fruits with red and purple pigmentation are rich in anthocyanins which help the brain focus more.

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