Rejuvenation is a word I adore because you immediately get the feeling just by spitting the words out. Going on a diet is so last year and as we move through to the next stage of fashion take-overs, anti-aging bonanzas and the never-ending faux pas of the influential times of the ages, brain rejuvenation is what everyone wants a scoop of.
The foods we decide to eat has everything to do with how you feel, and in fact, the ancient saying that goes something like: “You are what you eat” could not be any more true than the sky is blue. Which is why I have put together a list of the top 20 foods you should consider adding into your everyday snacks and meals to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul once and for all.
Stay sharp and edgy, keep your heart muscles healthy and boost your memory with these easy-to-come-by brain rejuvenation foods:
This breakfast food is easily compared to a shot of highly concentrated glucose, AKA blood sugar directly to your brain, which improves your memory and concentration – a perfect start to a highly demanding day.
The most abundant source of choline you could ask for in breakfast to improve your memory and support a stressful meeting. This protein-packed food is a big influencer on your neural processing system.
Almonds are rich in Vitamin E and generously reduces the pace of degeneration in your brain that comes with aging.
Have you noticed how this nut looks much like that of the brain? Just google it. Which is why there is no surprise at how beneficial it is for brain rejuvenation because of its richness in Omega-3 Fatty Acids as well as Vitamin E.
5. Sunflower Seeds
Also rich in Vitamin E, sunflower seeds aid in protecting your brain from premature cognitive decline.
The high concentrate of folate in peanuts is a fantastic food to add to your everyday snack routine to help combat depression.
An excellent alternative for a highly packed plant-based protein that contains plenty of folates to keep your brain as sharp as can be.
The phytonutrients in blueberries fight aging for you and dark fruit and veg like this particular berry is high in antioxidants. Rejuvenating your brain cells bit by bit with high concentrates of Vitamin C and Vitamin A.
Blueberries improve your short-term memory and are also protective against skin damage.
Raisins keep your blood pressure at a healthy low and at the same time, improves your attention span and your memory.
Everybody loves a good pickle, right? You might not have known this before, but pickles keep bad breath at bay and is a low-calorie food with a high count of probiotics.
Ah, the food of the Millenials, although it’s been around forever. The monosaturated fats in avocados rejuvenate the brain by blocking toxins and improving your cognitive health. Plus, it’s is an excellent supplement for Vitamin A.
Almost always a must in stir-fry, cabbage is super-rich in antioxidants, protecting the body against free radical attacks.
One cup of broccoli contains more protein than your average steak and it’s packed with lutein that is associated with intelligence.
Beets are the ultimate food for increasing the blood flow to your brain. Can you see the resemblance in color?
Another food rich in folate and high levels of Vitamins, just right for the brain rejuvenation that your body and soul could follow.
16. Sweet potato
A dense antioxidant food, a great alternative to the high carb ordinary potato and a great source of Vitamin C and -E.
17. Dark leafy greens
All the dark leafy greens under the sun lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and are a rich source for your Vitamin B12 needs, which is a brain food that replenishes inflammation to rejuvenate your healthy brain cells.
18. Dark Chocolate
This snack is perfect for a mid-day crisis because it preserves brainpower, which is also great for lowering the risk of developing AD.
This addictive drink for any working busy-bee improves your attention to detail and boosts your problem-solving skills.
Last but certainly not least, one glass of the good ol’ red-wine reduces the risk of mental decline 23% more than if you didn’t drink this good stuff.
If these foods aren’t as natural to add into your lifestyle as it is to unconsciously breath air, I don’t know what would be.