The following is a must read article about different foods that help with brain function. Obviously I have an interest in this topic, regardless of that, the article still makes for an interesting read for anyone that has a brain!!
I reblogged from blissreturned. a wonderful source of nutritional & health guidance.
The brain requires more foodthat the rest of the body combined. Did you know that once the die, they cannot be replenished, unlike the cells of the rest of the body? Did you know that the higher the quality of whole food nourishment that is taken in by the body, the greater the whole food nourishment fed to the brain. Did you know that the whole food nourishment fed to the brain, the longer the cell life expectancy and greater the quality of thoughts and reasoning regarding whole life matters?
In our recent article we talk about http://blissreturned.wordpress.com/2012/01/04/foods-to-add-to-the-brain-eating-plans-to-help-improve-brain-function/).to Add to the Brain!! Eating Plans to Help Improve (
Food is an easy way to improve brain function because you can build up the nutrients and chemicals needed for your brain to operate at maximum efficiency while also enhancing your overall health. Have you ever noticed if you skip a meal or two you have difficulty concentrating, or perhaps you become a little irritable? That’s your brain telling you it needs a new supply of nutrition to operate properly.
Essential fatty acids- many people are led to believe thatare bad. However certain fats obtained from foods are critical for optimal brain health. Your brain cells depend on fats for construction, repair, and ongoing communication.
Unsaturated fats are those that must be obtained from diet because the body cannot create them. Among the most important of these are unsaturated omega 3 and. Omega 6 fatty acids are plentiful in the typical American diet, it’s the that are less plentiful in our diet.
Our focus here is on those particular nutrients found in foods that enhance neuron firing and cross-linking in the brain. The foods listed below can help you: concentrate, increase memory, tune sensorimotor skills, keep you motivated, speed up your reaction time, control stress, and even slow down the aging of brain cells! So here is a list of 20 different food types that we can add to our diet, their effects, and how they function : click here to see list & more
ALSO here is a hugely insightful you tube clip. Please take time to watch it, the information isn’t new but it is highly informative & quite inspirational. The clip is about Dr Terry Wahls & her fight against MS. It was recommended by a fellow blogger http://billericapolitics.org