You may be picky about food to prevent bloating, inflammation or get glowing skin but what about boosting your brain power? Here’s our pick for the delicious foods that strengthens the brain muscle every time you fill your plate.
According to a study at Harvard, a substance found in cocoa may help to improve normal age-related memory loss. The substance flavanols is being associated with the higher memory retention which is available in dark chocolate.
Cinnamon delivers some anti-inflammatory benefits as well as unleashes in the brain some special proteins called neurotrophic factors, which can help the brain generate new neurons and keep old ones healthy.
Almonds may help your body fight inflammation in ways that can boost mood and slow the mental decline that comes with age, as well as raise levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin.
Lentils are full of B vitamin folate, vitamin B6, iron and zinc, which are said to be memory boosters.
Cashews also contain the B vitamin which has been linked to more mental energy and better moods in women, plus vitamin E, which in low levels is linked to poor cognition.
A good source of vitamin A is mint which can help boost learning skills.