Healthy Diet for Your Brain

The research on health diet for brain has only intensified more over the last few years worldwide. Now, scientists are finding a possible link between the food we consume and that of a human brain. Regular consumption of nutritious food reduces chances of Alzheimer’s disease by 50 percent.

As per nomenclature, what we eat for a healthy brain is called MIND. It’s actually an abbreviation for Mediterranean Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. The research studies pointed out that vegetables, fruits, wholegrain, nuts and protein are good for human brains. Such substances are good for controlling blood pressure as well.

Leafy green vegetables, wholegrain, a glass of wine and around 8-liters of water form the core of a healthy diet for a human brain on daily basis. Also, doctors advice that we should also consume nuts, beans and poultry products 3-4 times a week to maintain an optimum level of vitamins and proteins inside our bodies. Strawberries and Blueberries are also good for mind.

Neurologists and nutritionists also advice that we should regularly eat protein-rich fruits like apples, pomegranates and grapes to make sure that our mind stay calm, cool and healthy. Having said so, it is also important to curb meat consumption to once a month or less. Similarly, Fried food, Pastries and butter should be avoided too.

According to Ayurveda, milk decoctions with ashwagandha, dates, gourds, garlic, moong dal and cow’s milk can be also take twice or thrice a week for better functioning of our brains irrespective of age factor. Usually, we are over cautious about our heart health and hardly care for brain. It shouldn’t be done. We need to focus equally on heart and brain concurrently. For smoother and healthier function of brain, the quantity of antioxidants and omega – 3 fatty acids needs to be increased subsequently depending upon one’s overall health.

A plate of salad a day and eggs are a good combination for an overall good health. Also, our intake of sufficient quantity of fresh fruits should form a part of our everyday diet irrespective of weather and place. The basic mantra for a healthy brain is simple; stay active, reduce your stress levels, talk to people more and take adequate sleep of at least 8 hours a day to stay protected from diseases while keeping your brain active and fit.

Some other highly protein enriched foods in the form of Avocado, Beets, Broccoli and walnuts could be wonderful for a fully active and stimulant brain. As we age, we need to ensure the proper functioning of our brains too. In order to get a healthier brain, we have to consume a milieu of substances on regular basis to ensure that brain cells remain active and fine. Vitamin A, K, C, Folate, Fiber and antioxidants are some necessary ingredients that keep human brain free from all diseases.

Brain food for health
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Alzheimer’s, dementia, forgetfulness and irritability are some of the common diseases that often affect human brain above the age of 45. To defy age-related diseases inside in brain, it becomes essential that we take all necessary foods including fresh vegetables and fruits on time and lead a stress free life. Regular practice of yoga is also good for mental peace and calmness.

References

https://draxe.com/15-brain-foods-to-boost-focus-and-memory/

https://www.webmd.com/diet/features/eat-smart-healthier-brain#1

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/10-foods-boost-your-brainpower

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