9 Foods You Should Consume Daily For Healthy Brain

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9 Foods You Should Consume Daily For Healthy Brain

There are some foods that you need to consume daily. Which are those foods and why it is so important? Reads to know the reason behind this-

Blue Berries

These are good sources of antioxidants that your body requires to get rid of free radicals. Several studies have shown that they are beneficial to the nervous system and brain health. It is evident that blueberries have they have anthocyanin and are low in terms of the glycemic index that regulates our blood sugar levels.

Garlic

Garlic is beneficial in that it comes with antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral properties. To increase* the benefits of garlic, let it sit for a while after chopping or crushing it. Other than being a good source of selenium it has cardio-protective benefits with studies showing that it can potentially control* fat formation in the body.

Eggs

Being a high quality protein source, eggs come with other essential nutrients including many vitamins that are good for brain like Vitamin A, B5, B12, B2, selenium, phosphorous, and folate. Additionally, eggs contain decent amounts of vitamin D, E, K, calcium, and zinc. Although eggs are high in cholesterol, it doesn’t affect cholesterol levels in the human blood

Nuts

If you make nuts as part of your healthy diet, you are also taking care of your heart. Nuts contain unsaturated fatty acids and several nutrients that are beneficial to your body. It is such a great snack food that is affordable and easy to store when on the go. Consider nuts such as walnuts, almonds and hazel nuts.

Olive Oil

Olive oil contains the healthiest fat and studies have shown that it can be effective against heart disease, oxidative stress, blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity. Additionally, olive oil is rich in antioxidants, specifically vitamin E, which minimizes* cancer risk. Olive oil also addresses health concerns including rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis while keeping the heart young.

Broccoli

As a great cancer fighter, broccoli also offers special cholesterol-lowering benefits when cooked by steaming. It aids* in body detoxification with recent studies showing that its ingredients are not only effective, but also safe. Broccoli is helpful in dealing with vitamin D deficiency epidemic

Oranges

They are rich in vitamin C and other essential nutrients including minerals required for normal development and overall wellbeing. They are rich in natural fiber, pectin, which is considered as a bulk laxative. Plus, oranges are good sources of antioxidants necessary for fighting free radicals.

Cinnamon

Despite containing several healing* spices, cinnamon is yet to get approved by FDA for curing any medical condition. Health problems addressed by cinnamon include stomach bug, Candida yeast infections, depression, and memory loss among others.

Apples

Apples contain antioxidants that are beneficial to your health. A strong feature that apples have is their ability to decrease* oxidation of cell membrane fats. Additionally, they are rich in vitamin C. “An apple a day keeps the doctors away”.

After reading these healthy brain foods, start eating them from today!

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Expert Author : Ashley Stein (Consumer Health Digest)

Ashley Stein holds a bachelor's degree in education from the Birmingham-Southern College in United States. She is a health content writer and editor. She used to work as a content editor for leading online websites including blogs and journals. Her areas of specialization include writing educational and health articles. She is contributing to Consumer Health Digest for the past 4 years.