Want to improve your cognitive skills and fight off problems like Alzheimer? Changing your diet might help you! These 5 foods are the best for keeping a healthy mind. Consume them in moderation and boost up your brain abilities!

 

Best food for a healthy mind #5: Oils

Oils contain healthy fats which improve blood flow to the brain. Virgin olive oil also helps protect the brain from the proteins which induce the development of Alzheimer.

 

 

Best food for a healthy mind #4: Chocolate

Dark chocolate contains chemicals which stimulate concentration and improve the mood by releasing endorphins. 1/3 of an ounce a day can also protect you against memory loss by increasing the blood flow to the brain.

 

 

Best food for a healthy mind #3: Berries

These fruits improve memory and learning skills. Blueberries, strawberries, cranberries, etc. help reduce the effects of Alzheimer and dementia, and also help to improve focus, and fight off depression, stress, insomnia, anger and anxiety.

 

 

Best food for a healthy mind #2: Nuts

Since they contain large amounts of Vitamin E, nuts like walnuts, peanuts, hazelnuts, etc. help fight memory loss and reduce the aging of the brain. Walnuts also contain antioxidants which combat the damage to the brain cell’s DNA, as well as improving motor skills and coordination.

 

 

Best food for a healthy mind #1: Coffee and tea

Coffee and tea not only help boosting your energy levels, but also help slowing or even avoiding the development of Alzheimer, as well as improving focus and memory. Freshly brewed tea also helps blood flow and protects the brain.

 

 

Know any other brain-improving food?

 

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December 16, 2013

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