Our diet affects much more than just our physical appearance and wellbeing. It also has a major impact on our mental health — everything from our mood, concentration, to how well we are able to remember things! It seems pretty unbelievable that we can actually improve our cognitive function just by eating healthy, but it’s true! The same goes for eating unhealthy food. A diet full of unhealthy fats and empty calories can negatively impact our mood.
So what foods can we eat to reap these brain boosting benefits? Well, there are many, many healthy foods out there, but there are some specific foods that actually work to improve our memory, concentration, while also preventing cognitive decline and diseases like Alzheimer’s.
This article includes a list of foods which includes everything from fruits and vegetables, to dark chocolate and spices, that may actually help boost your memory. Take a look…
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Avocados have become quite the trendy sensation among foodies, health nuts, and people in general. While they’ve been around for quite some time, it seems like people are only now just discovering the health benefits (and yummy taste) of these little fruits. One thing to remember about avocados is that while they are high in fat, they are a good fat.
Dr. Axe explains that they are packed with monounsaturated fats which helps maintain blood sugar levels and increase skin complexion. In addition to this, avocados can also help improve cognitive function, particularly memory and concentration. This is due to their high folate and vitamin K content which also protects against blood clots in the brain.