Brain Foods

Foods that affect your concentration and memory

2016-10-22T09:27:50+00:00

Everyday we eat foods that affect our ability to concentrate. Here is what not to eat, in hopes that we will not become brain fried.     Foods high in gluten OK, now if your like me, you love anything with bread or carbs in it for that matter. Gluten, found mainly in grain products, [...]

Foods that affect your concentration and memory2016-10-22T09:27:50+00:00

Food Allergies Can Trigger Memory Problems

2016-10-22T09:23:33+00:00

Wholegrain foods, such as whole grain breads and wheat germ are some of the best brain foods. Whole grain breads, cereals, barley, popcorn boost blood flow to the brain, and the Vitamins B6, B12 and folic acid that they contain are essential in protecting your memory. With the good there is sometimes the bad. Food [...]

Food Allergies Can Trigger Memory Problems2016-10-22T09:23:33+00:00

Is Oatmeal Good For Your Brain

2016-10-22T09:23:35+00:00

Eating breakfast is good for you. That is undisputed. Breakfast provides the fuel to start your day. It helps kids learn, and it helps adults function at work. What you eat lays the groundwork for the rest of the day. After fasting all night, a developing body (and brain) needs a fresh supply of glucose [...]

Is Oatmeal Good For Your Brain2016-10-22T09:23:35+00:00

How Do Our Brains React To Sweetness?

2016-10-22T09:23:18+00:00

Our brains are hardwired to like sweets. It’s in our DNA, and sweets are a “yardstick for all pleasures,” according to Dr. Alexei B. Kampov-Polevoi, professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. That is why so many people are chocoholics, or can’t pass up a bakery without wanting to go inside [...]

How Do Our Brains React To Sweetness?2016-10-22T09:23:18+00:00

How The Mediterranean Diet Helps Your Brain

2016-10-22T09:23:11+00:00

High cholesterol and saturated fat are definitely bad for you. They build up plaque in the arteries and eventually in the brain. For this reason, low-carb diets and low-fat labels on food in supermarkets are in such high demand. A study published in Neurology, written by a Dutch research team, states that the development of [...]

How The Mediterranean Diet Helps Your Brain2016-10-22T09:23:11+00:00

Under-appreciated, The Sweet Potato is an Excellent Brain Food

2016-10-22T09:22:43+00:00

On many American family tables the sweet potato is only found at holiday celebrations. If that is so in your house you are missing out on not only a delicious side dish, but also a great brain food. Sweet potatoes should be eaten in place of white potatoes because they possess anti-inflammatory agents. They can [...]

Under-appreciated, The Sweet Potato is an Excellent Brain Food2016-10-22T09:22:43+00:00

Spinach is Good Brain Food, Magnesium Helps Memory

2016-10-22T09:22:59+00:00

As a child the thought of eating spinach was only appealing when Popeye ate it and got stronger (“I’m strong to the finish when I eats me spinach”). Who would have thought that eating spinach actually is a strengthener - at least for the brain! It may be a hard pill to swallow, but your [...]

Spinach is Good Brain Food, Magnesium Helps Memory2016-10-22T09:22:59+00:00

Excess Body Fat Can Affect Brain Function

2016-10-22T09:23:05+00:00

There may be something to those stories that McDonald’s and Burger King diets can affect our brains. A 2012 study published in Nature Neuroscience links diets high in fat to neurogenesis (growing of new brain cells) and obesity in mice. According to the study, mice were placed into two groups - one fed a normal [...]

Excess Body Fat Can Affect Brain Function2016-10-22T09:23:05+00:00