6 Foods To Boost Your Brain

Eating a balanced diet plays an important role in improving our brain function. However, most people prefer to eat processed foods that are loaded with chemicals and additives. Processed foods are not nutritious and beneficial to our health. Believe it or not, healthy foods or brain foods bring a positive impact on our brain health. These brain foods are rich in antioxidants vitamins, minerals and good fats which protect the brain against inflammation and other diseases. The list below shows 6 foods that are good for our brains:


1. Broccoli

Most of us hate veggies but broccoli is one the best foods for our brains. It is abundant in choline, Vitamin C, and Vitamin K which boost our brain memory. Besides that, it has lots of fiber, making you feel full faster skip on junk food. Broccoli makes excellent soups. You may want to have broccoli soup for dinner tonight for a change. 




2. Blueberries

Blueberries are sweet and taste like candy. They are great as workout snacks without you breaking your calorie scale. Blueberries are rich in gallic acid which are beneficial in protecting our brain from stress and degeneration. It is also one of the foods that contain the highest amount of Vitamin C and Vitamin K.





3. Dark Chocolate

Good news for chocolate lovers! Chocolate is listed as one of the best brain food. The high content of flavonols in dark chocolate aids in improving blood flow to our brain and heart. Thus, it boosts the brain function and memory.





4. Walnut

Researchers have shown that munching on a few walnuts daily can make you smarter. Walnuts are known to contain high amounts of antioxidants and Vitamin E. These minerals enables you to stay alert at all times, especially during the exams.





5. Celery

Celery is low in calories which makes it a great snack option for those who are trying to lose weight. Celery contains natural antioxidants known as polysaccharides that can relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and joint pain. We always consume the celery stalks and skip on the seeds and leaves. Believe it or not, the seeds and leaves have antioxidants too. They can provide additional health benefits when you add them to your diet. If you're unsure of what dishes to make with celery, try adding it to salads, stir-fries, and juices.





6. Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is one of the foods that are good for your health. It is rich in antioxidants and helpful in preventing memory loss. Moreover, incorporating coconut oil into your diet enables harmful bacteria to be eliminated from your gut. 






Start incorporating these foods into your diet today to enjoy the many health benefits they offer! How do you usually prepare your favorite brain foods? Let us know in the comments below.




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  1. Love that chocolate is on this list.

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    1. Thanks! Chocolate is also one of my favorites :)

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  2. I'm happy that I like all of these foods so it won't be hard to incorporate them into my diet even more!

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  3. Thank you! Glad to know you are incorporating these healthy foods into your diet :)

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