7 healthy foods for your brain.
1. Fatty fish
Seafood like albacore tuna, mackerel, and
sardines having omega-3 fatty acids
and nutrients that are essential for
a healthy mind. About 40% of the fatty acids in brain
cell membranes are DHA, one of the main omega-3
fatty acids in fish oil is necessary for transmitting
signals between brain cells.
In a 2006 study, researchers at Tufts University found
that people who ate fish 3 times a week and had the
highest levels of DHA in their blood .
The older you get more difficulty is to learn new
Researches have suggested berries in daily diet.
they are rich in antioxidants which help protecting brain
cells from oxidation and free radical damage, which
means slow down your brain aging.
they have been linked to reduced risk for
Alzheimer’s, shown to improve both memory and
A recent Finnish study of 1,400 longtime coffee
drinkers reveals that people who sipped between
three to five cups of coffee a day in their 40s and 50s
reduced their odds of developing Alzheimer’s disease
by 65 percent compared with those who downed
fewer than two cups a day.
Researchers believe that coffee’s caffeine and ample
antioxidants are the keys to its protective affects.
Sweeten your brain-boosting diet with the dark kind
(at least 70% cocoa); it contains flavonoids, another
class of antioxidants that some research links to brain
health. Up to half an ounce daily has also been
shown to lower blood pressure.
5. Green Vegetables
Research suggests the darker the color of the
Green vegetable the higher the concentration of protective antioxidants. Choose dark and diverse colored vegetables to cover your bases.
Being deficient in B12 can bring on serious memory
loss, even dementia, as we age.
An important source of vitamin B12, yogurt helps hold
off many of the cognitive problems that can come
with age, like memory loss and cognitive decline .
7. nuts and seeds
They contain another important antioxidant
vitamin E. researchers found that people who
consumed moderate amounts vitamin E
from food — lowered their risk of
AD by 60%.