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Top Brain Foods

What to eat to improve your brain capacity.

Certain types of food, such as fast-food, will slow down your brain capacity whereas as other types of food are real brain boosters. Our brains are primarily made up of fat and not surprisingly a good intake of fat is important for the brain to function properly. But, a big warning, it cannot be not any old fat and it should certainly not be fried fat as that will not only slow down your brain capacity but also heightens the risk of getting cancer.

Omega fats of good quality are the best fats for the brain and the rest of the body. Omega fats could be taken as a supplement but it is much better to get the daily intake through eating nuts, seeds and oily fish such as tuna, salmon and mackerel. Tinned fish contains very little of these fats so choose to eat fresh varieties of oily fish instead of canned ones. Walnuts contain lots of healthy fatty acids and are tasty on their own as snacks or in salads, pasta or bread. Nuts are best stored in a dark, cold place.

 

Nuts and seeds, as well as eggs, also contain choline which is a memory booster. Antioxidants fight free radicals in the body. Most colorful fruit and vegetables are full of antioxidants. Make sure to eat at least five good servings of fruit and vegetables a day.

  

Whole grain and pulses will give you energy keep your brain working efficiently all through the day. Oat is especially rich in protein and also contains lots of good fat.  Iron and zinc, which are found in dried fruits, nuts and seeds, enhances your mental alertness.

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If you want to be kind to your body and give your brain a booster at the same time, stay away from fast foods, sugary products and unhealthy fats and choose to eat nuts, seeds and lots of greens instead. In only a few days you will start to notice the difference.

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  1. It is a shame to see McDonalds fries are on the avoid list. Great share nontheless. Keep up the good work.

  2. A wonderful share

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