We have compiled a list of 10 foods that support the healthy function of brain. Remember to include these foods in your diet:
Students were smelling it before an exam !
Even chewing gums with mint flavour were found to increase intelligence !
Not only full of water (our brains are mainly water), but also containing vitamin K and other nutrients known for supporting brain function.
4. Wild caught mackerel
Very high in choline, Vitamin B12 and omega 3 fatty acids, as well as metals and cholesterol it makes a good case for a brain super-food.
We are reluctant to comment on the healthiest food on the planet.
High in L-Carnitine, cholesterol, Vitamin B12 and choline, it can relax the nervous system.
Very low in calories and high in key brain boosting nutrients mushrooms are an excellent addition to every dish. We recommend to eat them raw. However, we all know that they are what gives the best flavour in every pizza.
We suggest organic coffee, only. Caffeine is known for its nootropic properties. At least it will keep you alert.
It is probably the ultimate superfood, it is also high in caffeine and theobromine as well as magnesium, selenium, antioxidants and other metals.
High in fibre and choline, they also contain resveratrol that can pass through the blood-brain barrier and benefit our brains. Fibre is very useful for good digestion (our stomach is the second brain), however most people are not getting enough of it. Supplement your diet with a few peanuts to improve digestion and brain power!
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