Friday, 25 March 2016
6 foods available in Nigeria that can help you maintain a clear mind
Posted by Health Journo
Every Nigerian can do with a clearer mind. There are several foods that will improve the performance of brain and mental health, here is the top 6 foods that can help you maintain a clear mind.
Dark chocolates are rich in antioxidants which will enhance concentration, focus and stimulate the production of endorphin which will help brain health and improve mood. So a piece of dark chocolates will help you to think you more clearly and cheer you up; no need to feel guilty about it.
Salmon consumption will improve cognitive function of brain function with the help of high levels of omega 3 fatty acids, astaxanthin, B vitamins and amino acids.There is a wealth of research supporting the role of Omega 3 in brain health preservation while B vitamins and amino acids boost everyday brain function.
Nuts and Seeds
One ounce a day can reduce inflammation, provide you with a great source of protein and satisfy your appetite. Nuts and Seeds are great source of protein, fiber content, vitamins, minerals and omega fats. The protein in them will reduce the inflammation that can satisfy your appetite and Omega fats will helps in brain boosting and heart health.
Our brains need a steady stream of energy and beans do the job. By adding more beans to your diet, you add some carb-like texture to your meals without consuming any gluten.
Beans will helps to stabilize blood sugar level by slowing body carbohydrates processes. It also help to give brains a steady stream of energy.
Blueberries are rich in antioxidants which will improve memory and cognitive function. Also they have strong memory protecting properties that can even help in prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.Also called "brainberries", feel free to add some blueberries to your breakfast and you may not need to check that to-do list several times throughout the day.
The Oleic acid, fatty acids in avocados plays an important role in protecting neurons which will helps in myelin sheath that will help the information travel speed between neurons. Also avocados will helps in blood flow and improved heart health.