Brain Food to
Double Your Brain Power!
Here is a list of my Top Five Brain Food, which could possibly
double your brain power!
Perhaps the number one Brain Food for brain health, the case for
Omega-3 oils is overwhelming. Omega-3 oils, (or Omega-3 Fatty
Acids) are essential fatty acids necessary for human health.
They are termed "essential" because they cannot be produced by
the body, and so must be obtained from the diet. Omega-3 oils
are beneficial because they provide fluidity to cell membranes
and improve communication between brain cells. They may help to
boost learning power, but also greatly enhance mood. Foods rich
in omega-3 oils include oily fish such as sardines, salmon and
mackerel. Maybe fish is a “brain food” after all!
Vegetables and Legumes
Unlike processed flour which contains simple carbohydrates,
vegetables and legumes contain complex carbohydrates which can
supply your brain with a steady source of energy. These include
soybeans, kidney beans, chick peas, and lentils.
Soya contains natural plant Oestrogens called Isoflavones.
They are thought to act on oestrogen receptors in the human
brain, particularly those in the hippocampus, which we know is a
crucial area for memory. As a result, new nerve connections may
form more readily.
Medical trials have shown that persons fed a high Soya diet
showed improvements in verbal and non-verbal memory and in
mental flexibility. Good sources of Soya include Soya milk and
Fruit such as Blueberries, Blackberries, Cranberries, Strawberries
and Raspberries contain anti-oxidants, helping to rid the body of
harmful free radicals produced during body cells converting oxygen
Scientific Studies have shown that a good dietary intake of
antioxidants from fruits and vegetables will significantly reduce
the risk of developing “Cognitive Impairment”.
Good news for all chocolate lovers!
Studies have hinted that eating milk chocolate may boost brain
function. Substances, like Theobromine, Phenethylamine and
Caffeine, present in milk chocolate, can act as stimulants that
may lead to increased mental performance.
More Food for your Brain
Chapter 5 of 'Double Your Brain Power' lists other super
that you can try.
In fact, it's a book filled with hints, tips and tricks that can
help to double your brain power in 2 weeks or less!
Why not give these ideas a try?