Brain food that can improve your focus and memory!

Published on 6 January 2021 at 15:28

Brain food that can improve your focus and memory! 

 

Food doesn’t just affect your body, but also your brain, memory and even how you deal with stress. So it’s important to feed your brain, well, brain food.

I always think of my brain like the engine of a car. Without it, nothing would function. Just like if you took the engine out of a car, it wouldn’t run.

Your brain takes up to 20% of the calories you eat. That’s amazing, right? But what if you are feeding it all the wrong things and doing some serious damage to your brain? Let’s look at what works.

 

Brain foods that can improve your focus, memory, and overall productivity:

 

One: Mint—It’s a great source of Vitamin A & C which helps with your ability to learn.

Two: Broccoli—Also known as super food for your whole  body. Broccoli is great for your memory. (Cauliflower and Brussel sprouts are also pretty powerful.) Personally, I try to have this at least twice a week.

Three: Beets (I love beetroot and have it on every salad in the summer.)

Four: Seeds.

Five: Nuts - walnuts and almonds are also good for the nervous system. Walnuts are also great for mood altering.

Six: Dark chocolate This helps with your concentration and focus and is of course a great way to boost your mood. It’s really a win-win. (This is by far my favorite. Every day at three I have my last coffee and some dark chocolate)

Seven: Avocado (Healthy Fat) It Increases blood flow to the brain.

Eight: Blueberries—Great for your learning capacity.

Ten: Coconut oil—Ignites your body’s fat furnace.

Eleven: Tomatoes—Fights against your memory failing. (This is something I need to do more of, so I don’t have so many to-do lists)

Twelve: Sardines or wild deep water Salmon. They are rich in Omega 3&6.

Thirteen: Garlic

Fourteen: Eggs—Omega 3

Fifteen: Water, as 75% percent of your body is made of water.

 

 

So that’s all the good things for your brain, now let's talk about the bad.

 

Bad habits for your brain:

 

-Covering your head during sleep. I know when I was a kid; I used to drag the blanket over my head, and I loved the warmth under it, well this isn’t good for you. It of course, deprives your brain of oxygen and also you are breathing back in Co2 when doing this.

-Lack of sleep. (Harms your memory) and your overall productivity.

-Dehydration 2/3 of the human body is made of water.—Lack of water can lead to migraines, anxiety and fatigue. (within twenty minutes of drinking water your body will recover)

Tip* Cold water is better than room temperature water.

 

Memory Boosting Foods

Eggs - Scrambled, for memory and learning.

Spinach, lettuce and beets, increase memory.

Almonds - Helps you to recall things



Tip: Stay active - Increases the blood flow to your brain.

 

Fact:

Your Brain weights 2% of your body weight.

 

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The next topic I want to discuss is the importance of a morning routine. 

 

Thanks for reading.

 

Fun Fact:

 

The wood frog can hold its pee for up to eight months.


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