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Brain Boosting Foods that you Need to Eat

Have problems concentrating? Sani Dental Group offer you a few foods that have proven to boost our brains capacities. We hope these can help you or a love one.

1. Avocados

All of the organs in our body need a good blood flow in order to function properly, this is especially important for the heart and the brain. A food you should include in your diet is: Avocados. Doctors and research has proven that the best brain-healthy foods that you can consume to help reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s is avocados.
The Omega 3 fatty acids and Vitamin E found in avocados will help protect your brain from this disease and helps with healthy blood flow.

2. Black Currant

This black color berry doesn’t only taste good but it is also one of the healthiest foods available due to their high nutritional values. The berries are rich in vitamin C which increases our body’s capacity to absorb iron and it supports our immune system when fighting common diseases like cold, flu and/or infection
It also improves eye vision, cardiovascular health and eating black currant increases memory. The berry protects your brain from radical damage due to its rich antioxidants making it an excellent brain booster!

3. Blueberries

According to James Joseph, PhD, lead scientist in the Laboratory of Neuroscience at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, “When it comes to brain protection, there is nothing quite like blueberries.”
Daily consumption of blueberries in moderate amounts can slow memory impairments and improve motor coordination that normally accompany aging.

4. Broccoli

Broccoli contains numerous of nutrients that are extremely good for our health; broccoli is a food rich in vitamins A, C, folic acid, fiber and calcium.
Broccoli helps you maintain a healthier nervous system this will allow your brain to function optimally and it also promotes the regular growth of muscles.

5. Caffeine

Caffeine in moderate amount can offer you many benefits; among them, caffeine, can energize you and help you concentrate. Next time you need to wake up and be alert; drink a cup of coffee, the caffeine in coffee will give you a wake-up boost, help you stay alert and stay awake. An additional benefit is that the effects are short-term, so enjoy that cup of coffee.

6. Chocolate

Do you need a good sources of powerful antioxidants? We advise you consume Dark Chocolate not only does it contain natural stimulants like caffeine, chocolate can also enhance your focus.
According to several recent studies dark chocolate can boost blood flow in the brain for up to 3 hours, the increase blood flow will help your short term memory and help you stayed alert and aware of your surroundings. In addition, chocolate help to improve brain functions for people with sleep deprivation.

7. Fish

Need to improve your brains functions and enhance your memory? Then go Fish!
Many of us have heard how Omega-3 fatty acids, but one in particular DHA, goes straight to your head. This acid is important for our cognitive behavior, for memory and brain performance.
Consuming fish on a regular basis will help your memory and boost your brains potential.

8. Ginseng

Many studies have been conducted to show the almost endless benefits Ginseng has in our bodies. Overall, ginseng helps your react and think better and faster, improves certain psychomotor functions, enhance memory and accuracy among other benefits.
Ginseng can be taken at any time of the day and drinking it, will boost your brains function.

9. Nuts

Nuts offer you two main benefits, they are rich in vitamin E and an excellent source of energy. For the elderly, a good intake of vitamin E might help to prevent cognitive decline.
If you would like a light snack we invite you to eat a few nuts; this way you can eliminate your hunger and protect your brain.

10. Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of nutritious and delicious seeds to eat, this foods is rich in Omega 3 and Omega 6, making them a smart snack for elderly, adults and kids.
Consuming pumpkin seeds can help reduce mental stress, help you have a calm mind, aid your memory and for young ones support a healthy brain development.

11. Sage

Sage is a wonderful herb, it has been used for thousands of years adding flavor to soups, salad dressings and juices. In recent studies, sage has proven to be an effective antioxidant against brain diseases; sage nutritional properties can halt free radical damage and increase our own production of glutathione.
This acid improves circulation to the brain and is used to treat all sorts of brain diseases, from autism to Alzheimer's.

12. Sugar

Glucose, the brain prefer source of energy; glucose helps our body stay alert and sharp. Having a glass of something sweet can offer a short-term boost to memory, thinking and mental ability. So let’s have a glass of sweets, but go easy on the amounts an enhance memory shouldn’t come with extra pounds.

13. Tomatoes

Do your brain a favor and eat tomatoes, eating tomatoes is for a number of reasons. Tomatoes are rich in antioxidants improving our brain functions and reducing our cerebral ageing, it also helps to prevent the development of dementia or Alzheimer's.

14. Whole Grains

Our brain cannot work without energy, just like any other organ in our body. If you want to stay focus and alert you need to consume the adequate amounts of glucose.
Whole grains are an excellent source of energy and help you stay mentally alert throughout the day.