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Brain Foods

brgaains? Brain Foods There's no denying that as we age chronologically, our body ages right along with us. But research is showing that you can increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain well into your old age if you add these "smart" foods to your daily eating regimen, food for Thought ` Did you know?... Information travels in the nerves at speeds up to 268miles per hour. There are approximately 100 billion neurons in the human brain. The average human brain weighs about 3 pounds (1.4 kilograms). Food for a healthier brain "Brainberries' is what Steven Pratt, MD calls these tasty fruits. animal studies researchers have found that blueberries help protect the brain from oxidative stress and may reduce the effects of age-related conditions such as Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Studies have also shown that diets rich in blueberries significantly improved both the learning capacity and motor skills of aging rats, making them mentally equivatent to much younger rats. Blueberries Deep-water fish, such as salmon, are rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids, which are essential for brain function. wild salmon is recommended for íts "cleanliness' and the fact that it is in plentiful supply. Omega-3s also contain anti-inflammatory substances, Wild Salmon Nuts and seeds are good sources of vítamin E. The higher levels of vitamin E correspond with less cognitive decline as you get older. Nuts and Seeds Avocados are almost as good as blueberries in promoting brain health. True, the avocado is a fatty fruit, but it's a monounsaturated fat, which contributes to healthy blood flow. And healthy blood flow means a healthy brain. Avocados also lower blood pressure, and as hypertension is a rísk factor for the decline in cognitive abilities, a lower blood pressure should promote brain health. Avocadoes Whole grains, such as oatmeal, whole-grain breads, and brown rice can reduce the risk for heart disease. Every organ in the body is dependent on blood flow if you promote cardiovascular health, you're promoting good flow to the organ system, which includes the brain. Whole Wheat Grain Brain Consumption SSource: I Oxygen I Glucose Nutrients www.Statisticbrain.com www.webmd.com Brought to you by: GOURMANDIA www.gourmandia.com

Brain Foods

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The brain is the part of our body which let us control it, Therefore we need to consume foods that will help the brain function.

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