The Healthy Hack

Eating well is good for your mental as well as your physical health. Everybody wants to be fit and to eat healthy that sometimes we forget the most important organ in the body – the brain. The brain requires nutrients just like the rest of the body organs. But which foods are important to keep our grey matter healthy and happy?

Like everything else in the body, the brain cannot function without energy. Here is the top food recommendation that can help improve memory, brain power and concentration:

Walnuts

Walnuts

Studies show that Walnut have antioxidants, vitamins and mineral that can help you avoid Alzheimer’s. Eating few of these nuts everyday can benefit you to be sharp and focused.

Blueberries

Blueberries

Blueberries are delicious snack, it can also increase your memory. It has a lot of antioxidants that provide added protection for the body against memory problems.

Avocados

Sliced Avocado

Avocados are as good as blueberries in promoting brain health. It contains “good” fats, omega 3 which increase healthy blood flow to the brain and it reduces cholesterol. Eating avocados can benefit you to have better focus and memory.

Beets

Beets

Beets are not the most popular food to be included in your daily menu but it should be. Beets improve the blood flow of the body and brain which helps enhance the brain performance and concentration.

Broccoli

Broccoli

This vegetable has long been noted for its health benefits but perhaps the most important is the effect on the brain. Broccoli is rich in vitamins and nutrients essential for brain performance improvement. It has Vitamin C, K and choline necessary for active memory. Research also suggest that it can contribute to brain healing in case of injury.

Tomatoes

Pile of Tomatoes

Tomatoes are rich in antioxidants like lycopene that can help protect the brain against free radical damage. Eating tomatoes can help reduce problems like dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.  Don’t forget to include it in your salad.

Bone Broth

Bone Broth

Bone broth is easy to make than you think. When you ingest bone broth it feeds the body with collagen which helps in building blocks of cells for the brain. The glycine found in the broth is shown to help improve memory function.

Oily Fish

Salmon and Tuna

Fish like salmon, tuna and trout are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids which are clinically proven to optimize brain function, boost memory and prevent heart diseases. Fish is often recommended in the diet plan for its high level of protein.

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil contains anti-inflammatory benefits that is linked to preventing Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Coconut oil also has some positive impact on blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol.

Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

Loaded with antioxidants, dark chocolate has been known to boost mood, reduce pain and slow down aging process including the aging of the brain. It has been shown to improve blood vessel function which improves brain performance and memory.  It’s been shown to lessen the chances of getting a stroke which is the most devastating thing that can happen to your brain.