15 Best Foods for Brain Health

1) Dark Leafy Greens

Dark Leafy Greens

Dark leafy greens does not find its place in the menu card of most of the hotels. You may not prefer it even cooked by your mother at home. Still you may be aware that the dark leafy greens are rich in vitamins, phytonutrients and minerals. The haemoglobin has to attract oxygen for which the iron content is essential. The dark leafy green increases affinity to oxygen as it is rich in iron. Dark green leafy vegetables are a major source of vitamin B. Vitamin B or folic acid is essential to combat digestive disorders, cardiovascular diseases. Vitamin B also influences the RNA and DNA and which has genetic coding. So Birth defects and congenital anomaly may be prevented by regular intake of dark leafy greens.

Alcoholic liver is prone to degeneration. Cirrhosis of liver is common condition due to regular alcohol consumption. Dark leafy greens help the liver to get detoxified quicker.

The alertness of cerebrum and the secretion of adrenalin is usually found in the super heroes. You want to be super hero in real life, stick on to healthy diet. Dark leafy greens improves the cognition, reasoning, articulation of thoughts, planning, thinking and interpreting situations, analysing ability, memory power of your cerebrum. A 2010 study showed that dark leafy greens can improve blood circulation and can increase energy levels. Dark Leafy greens include kale, collards, turnip greens, spinach, Swiss chard, mustard greens, red and green leaf romaine lettuce, cabbage, and iceberg lettuce. Eating raw helps in taking the vitamins, minerals and energy directly as the molecules remain natural and candid. You can also have it in salads, hot soup drink, garnish in your favourite dishes. What does your taste bud say? Better don’t stay away from your favourite dishes but try to have dark leafy greens along with your delicious dishes such as sauced garlic greens, spinach burgers, kale and potato hash, spinach brownies, roasted kale chips, and Swiss chard Italian wraps. Healthy and tasty!



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