FOOD to FUEL your BRAIN
There’s no one magic food that will make your brain work at peak performance, nor stop the cognitive decline that naturally occurs as we age, but formulating a diet that includes foods that are high in omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins, and antioxidants can help improve overall brain health. This page is here to show you what foods are rich in these vitamins and minerals, the effects they have on your body, and ways to prepare them right at home.
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“High in Antioxidants” is a term that had become more popularized on food labels in recent years. To some extent, everyone knows they are good for you, but what are they and why have they become so popular? Antioxidants are compounds found most abundantly in fruits and vegetables. They function as protectors for vitamins, enzymes,Continue reading “Antioxidants”
How to incorporate it into your diet with delicious recipes. Vitamin B is a group of water-soluble vitamins. Vitamins 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, and 12 play an important role in brain health, synthesizing red blood cells and regulating cellular metabolism. Vitamins B6, B9, and B12 Vitamins B6 (pyridoxine), B9 (folic acid), and B12 (cobalamin)Continue reading “Vitamin B”
Here is a list of foods that are rich in brain healthy vitamins and nutrient to look out for on your next shopping trip! The prices below are those at Kroger. Avocado – $0.99 RECIPE IDEA: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/14231/guacamole/ Fresh Atlantic Salmon Fillet – $7.99/lb Canned Tuna in Olive Oil – $2.19 Smoked Salmon – $6.49 GreatContinue reading “Brain Healthy Shopping List”
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