When we were kids we were often told by our parents that if it tastes bitter then it’s good for your health.
The encouragements for eating vegetables were always a sacrifice for some ice cream and junk food.
As we gotten older, the knowledge becomes understandable. Eating your vegetables and fruits is very much beneficial for our bodies.
How many of us wake up feeling foggy?
How long does it takes us to kick in our mood to move?
Brain fog, a foggy head can come and go, and often occur frequently. People with bad diet commonly to experience brain fog.
There is no medical diagnosis for brain fog but symptoms people experience and describe includes:
- Poor sleep
Good news is that there are small alterations in your diet that can be done nutritionally to help clear brain fog, boost energy, and boost productivity. The key is keeping your brain well-fed, nourished, and oxygenated.
Whats helps with brain fog?
Turmeric contains curcumin, an antioxidant that prevent the development of plaque formations linked to Alzheimer’s. Research show that curcumin protects against cognitive decline and lessen impairment in traumatic brain injury, and it may even stimulate new brain cell production.
Spinach is high in lutein, an antioxidant that secures the brain from free radical damage and inflammation. People with mild cognitive deterioration have been shown to have reduced lutein status, and boosting lutein levels shows to enhance learning and memory.
Avocado is very rich in vitamin E, and it slows cognitive decline in the elderly. Avocado also contains monounsaturated fats, and helps improve the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins.
Rosemary is high in carnosic acid, a phytochemical that enhances learning and spatial memory, it also reduces oxidative stress and prevents neuron damage. Studies suggest it can protect against Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. Carnosic acid is also found in sage.
Salmon is highly rich in omega-3 fats, and many studies have linked to a reduction in age-related cognitive decline, and protection against Alzheimer’s.
Studies have found that zinc may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia by preventing buildup of beta-amyloid plaques (accumulation of these plaques can lead to Alzheimer’s).
Blueberries has one of the highest antioxidant of all fruits and vegetables, Blueberries are known to improve memory and cognitive function. They can also even help prevent against Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Any kind of nuts are a great snack if you find that your head is feeling cloudy. A study shows that consuming just 1 ounce of walnuts per day can help boost memory, concentration, and the speed at which your brain processes information.
Dark Leafy Greens
Researchers found that people who ate leafy greens daily showed the same mental focus as someone five years younger than them. A study reported that a significant decrease in the amount of cognitive decline for those patients consuming higher amounts of dark green leafy vegetables. Dark greens are also recommended as a weight-loss food
When having trouble concentrating or remembering things, people usually don’t blame their diet for that continuous haziness that’s clouding your mind. However, certain foods play a significant role in cognitive functioning.
Switch up your diet and see for yourself. The more people consume beneficial foods, the better they’ll feel mentally.