Research is clear, according to an article in AARP, that what we eat has a big impact on our brain. In fact eating the right combinations can improve our memory, build new brain cells & help ward off Alzheimer’s.
- Olive oil & leafy greens are antioxidants & help fight inflammation. Uncontrolled inflammation over time can damage our brains.
- Beets, tomatoes & avocados can help our brains receive blood it needs to remain sharp. Research shows increased blood flow promotes neuron growth, associated with learning & memory.
- Nuts especially walnuts & pomegranates fight amyloid plaques, which are required for our brain cells to communicate.
- Fish, blueberries, grapes, coffee & dark chocolate are powerful nutrients that all increase proteins that support growth of new neurons. Like miracle grow for the brain!!!
So enjoy eating for your body & brain & remember to visualize your healing while taking in these super foods!