Did you know your diet can actually make you smarter? That’s right! Brain function is very dependent on the food you eat. A brain cannot work with out energy and what you put in your body affects what your mind puts out.
Check out the top 4 brain foods:
Memory problems are associated with low blood flow to the brain. Natural nitrates in beets help increase blood flow to the brain & lower blood pressure. Incorporate beets into your dinner tonight! Try this awesome salad idea that pairs roasted beets with walnuts and goat cheese here!
Avocados help keep your arteries from hardening. (Hardened arteries are correlated to decreased brain function.) Also, avocados are a great source of Vitamin K, Vitamin E, & folate. Guacamole isn’t the only thing you can make with avocados! Think outside the box. Try this unusual salad recipe: The Greenest Salad
Cashews are a great source of Thiamine (a sulfur – containing vitamin also known as B1.) Thiamine is known to boost brain power & prevent memory loss. Also, be sure to take advantage seasonal produce this Autumn. Check out this recipe for Roasted Maple Cashew Brussels Sprouts:
4. PUMPKIN SEEDS
Pumpkin seeds are chock full of Zinc, a micro-nutrient that enhances memory & thinking skills. Pumpkin seeds also they contain Omega 3 & Omega 6, fatty acids which are known to improve brain development. Check out this recipe for Winter Squash Soup with Spicy Toasted Pumpkin Seeds.
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