Our brain is the most powerful organ. It regulates thousands of complex functions such as our breathing, blood flow, hormones balance and even our unconscious activity. Hence, the brain needs the nutrients to keep up with the energy needed to maintain a balance body, mind and soul. Focus on plant based food that improves brain function, mood and memory.
Avocados – Avocados are a source of monounsaturated fats, omega 3 and 6 and fatty acids. These increase blood flow to the brain, lowers cholesterol and aid in the absorption of anti-oxidants. Avocados are also a good source of potassium and vitamin K – both protect the brain from the risk of stroke.
Broccoli – Broccoli is a superfood for the whole body. It is rich in calcium, Vitamin C, beta carotene, iron, fiber and Vitamin K. These nutrients protect against free radicals, keep blood circulation and remove any heavy metals that can damage the brain.
Chia seeds – Chia seeds are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and both soluble and insoluble fiber. These powerful little seeds help control blood glucose levels and are anti-inflammatory.
Dark chocolate – Dark chocolate contains flavones improves blood vessel function, which in turn improves cognitive function and memory. Dark chocolates also improves mood, ease pain and is full of anti-oxidants.
Reference: Charlie Pulsipher
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