Spinach: Contains B group vitamins and folate, rich in vitamin E. It protects brain cells against harmful free radicals.
Other foods rich in vitamin E: Almond, broccoli, kiwi, mango, sunflower seeds, tomatoes.
Fish (Omega 3): Omega 3 has an important role in brain functions. Effective in behavior and cognitive events. Best resources; salmon, mackerel, anchovies, sardines, herring. They are good sources of walnuts and flax seeds. In his deficiency, depression, dyslexia (learning disorder), attention deficit, etc. is seen.
Dark chocolate: Increases endorphin release to activate brain receptors. A few bitter squares with high cocoa content contain powerful antioxidants. Thanks to its natural stimulants, it increases focus and concentration.
Blueberries, strawberries, blackberries: They are effective in protecting the brain from free radical damage. They are rich in anthocyanin, a memory-enhancing phytochemical. Red grapes, kiwi, oranges, and apples are other excellent foods for increasing brain power.
Milk, yoghurt, cheese: They are an excellent source of protein. They provide the body with a slow and steady source of energy and support our memory during the day. Protein-containing foods also increase the levels of epinephrine and dopamine, which are chemicals that stimulate the body.
Egg: It contains the vitamins (A, D, B12, group B) necessary for the memory part of the brain. It contains tyrosine, an essential amino acid required for receiving and sending signals from the brain, keeping the body awake.
Whole grains: Brown rice, brown bread, oats, millet, etc. They contain B6, B12 and folic acid. They are necessary for maintaining memory, concentration and blood flow to the brain.
Nuts and seeds: They positively affect mood. Pumpkin and sunflower seeds increase cognitive functions. It helps to relieve insomnia and mild depression.
Red cabbage: Contains polyphenols (fisetin) necessary to reduce brain cell damage and stimulate long-term memory, this is useful in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. It is a good choice in red onion.
Broccoli and asparagus: They are rich sources of vitamin K. They are effective in enhancing cognitive functions and brain power.
Peanut Butter: It is rich in vitamin B6, which is essential for brain focus and attention. You can make a vitamin B6-rich snack with 1 tablespoon of peanut butter and banana slices on top of a toasted slice of bread.
Water: Dehydration (thirst) causes the brain to release a hormone called cortisol. The increase in this hormone causes the information storage part of the brain to shrink and the memory power to decrease. Cortisol also increases the production of adrenaline. This increase affects brain function and impairs memory.