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We`re living in a “busy” World! We`re always in a hurry, for work, for meeting, for the life! Sometimes we, forget that, we`re human been and our body has a biological rhythm, it has to function in certain way and for that reason it needs the right food and supplements.
We have choosed, some foods, that will help you to boost your brain and increase your concentration.
First of all you should settle a daily routine, this will help to your body to make a 24 hour “work plane”. Yes, your body actually, don`t has a free time, remember that!
Try to sleep at least 8 hours during the night. This will give your brain time, to select the important information and choose, whether it`s worth to work on it or not! You have a new idea, Ok, sleep on it and decide in the morning! Give your brain a time to “work on it”!
Never, ever miss breakfast!
The breakfast, will boost your metabolism and brain function. Your brain needs food and it needs the right foods, for example: eggs, orange juice, walnuts and coffee. Perfect your brain, daily supplements are fulfil.
Do you ever notice, that walnuts even looks like the brain? The nature has its own way to show us, what`s good for us. They contain omega-3 fatty acids, which increase the activity of the brain. Omega-3 fatty acids coupled with iodine and selenium add to ensuring optimum functioning of the brain.
Omega-3-rich foods are shown to increase the efficiency of various brain functions, including improved memory. Additionally, the vitamin A, vitamin D and selenium in salmon help protect the nervous system from age-related damage and can even possibly act as an antidepressant.
Avocado toast, gives your brain the right fetty acids, needed for better concentration. The most effective omega-3 fats occur naturally in the form of EPA and DHA. Improves brain`s ability to memorize information.
Even the researches shown that, caffeine helps your brain in the short term, it`s still the best “wake up call” for your brain. The caffeine in coffee acts as a mild stimulant to the central nervous system. Studies have shown that, depending on level of intake, caffeine can help to improve mental performance, especially on alertness, attention and concentration.
Last years, we have been reading researches, that advices us to reduce the milk intake or to replace it with nut milks. Of course if you`re allergic or have lactose intolerance, you should definitely do it, but if not, try to drink one cup of milk every day. Older adults who drink milk tend to have higher levels of the naturally occurring antioxidant called glutathione in the brain. Glutathione could help stave off oxidative stress and the resulting damage caused by reactive chemical compounds produced during the normal metabolic process in the brain.
Your brain needs sugar, the healthier sugar is the sugar found in the fruits. Never cut down the sugar, your brain needs it. Natural sugars – those found in honey, maple syrup and fruit, for example – can help boost your brain health.