The foods your brain wishes you would eat
The following foods are fantastic for your brain. Not only will eating these keep your mood up, but will also improve your retention and creativity during ideation sessions.
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(Salmon, mackerel, tuna)
Rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids (EFAs), one of the most important group of nutrients for your brain.
source of vitamin B12, an essential vitamin for a healthy brain and nervous system.
Proven protein mood booster needed to form mood-boosting neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine
02 - berries
(blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries)
Help protect your brain from inflammation. (Inflammation in the brain make you feel symptoms like mental fatigue, fogginess, anxiety, and in chronic conditions, depression)
“A Harvard study published in the journal Annals of Neurology found that women who reported eating more blueberries and strawberries were likely to have less-rapid cognitive decline than those who ate fewer of the fruits”
03 - avocados
Produce acetylcholine, a chemical in the brain that promotes healthy memory and learning
Help blood flow to the brain
04 - kale
- Great sources of vitamin E
One serving of kale contains nearly as much vitamin C as an orange
Kale is one of the best sources of vitamin K, a vitamin essential for verbal memory.
An incredibly nutrient-dense vegetable
05 - eggs
Eggs are high in tryptophan, an amino acid that helps to produce the molecule serotonin, which improves your mood
Just one egg contains vital nutrients, 6g of protein, vitamin B12 (which helps convert glucose into energy) and less than 100 calories - depending on how you cook it.
06 - green tea
Green tea is a good alternative to other caffeine options
Lower blood pressure
Reduce cholesterol levels