The Worst Food For Your Brain
Would you like to guess what may be the worst food for your brain?
Though many foods can be harmful to brain health, one food in particular stands out as being the worst - by far.
Let me give you a hint: This food can cause tooth decay, lead to diabetes, weaken bones, age skin, and damage organs. Less known but just as significant, is the fact that it can also cause anxiety, depression, brain fog, neruofatigue, and mood swings.
Ready to take a guess? Read this week’s post to discover what the worst food for your brain really is and what it can do to your mental health.
8 Essential Brain Foods for Studying and Staying Focused
Looking to improve your concentration when you are studying?
Discover 8 important brain foods for studying which promote concentration and improve brain function.
Whether you're studying for a college exam or preparing for a major presentation at work, you've probably wished there was a way to magically improve your concentration. Especially when there are so many distractions around.
There may not be a magic pill to improve your concentration, but there are foods you can eat that stimulate brain health and help you focus.
Next time you're looking for a study snack, reach for one of these eight brain foods for studying.
Mood-Boosting Kale Cucumber Salad Recipe
It’s no secret that what we eat can affect the health of our bodies and brains.
It’s also no secret that certain foods can affect our mood.
High-carb foods like donuts, muffins, and granola bars work to make us feel better by boosting dopamine and acting on our brain’s pleasure centres. Unfortunately, getting such a ‘high’ from these foods is not the healthiest way to go.
Luckily, there are healthier alternatives that also work to boost our mood. Even better still, I’ve combined a few of these foods into one healthy dish!
Read on to discover more information along with the recipe.
Vitamin D’s Surprising Impact on Brain Health
When we think of "vitamins," we know they're super-important for health.
But vitamin D is special.
It's difficult to get enough vitamin D; vitamin D is, therefore, a very common deficiency.
So, let's talk about what this critical fat-soluble vitamin is, how it affects the health of your brain, how much you need, and how you can get enough.
The Gut-Brain Connection: How To Feed Your Brain
I’m sure many of you know that you can have gastrointestinal symptoms when you’re stressed or nervous. We’ve all experienced that.
But have you also heard about the "gut-brain connection?” That your gastrointestinal system, lovingly called the "gut," not only talks to your brain (yes, talks "to" your brain) but is actually its own brain?
Moreover, this “second brain” in your gut influences your actual brain.
Be sure to read the full post to find out how and what this means for your health.
6 Vitamins Good for the Brain that You Should be Taking
The brain is one of your most important organs, so it's crucial to care for it. Check out these 6 vitamins good for the brain to add to your routine.
Your brain is like a jet engine.
It's complicated and uses a lot of fuel to perform at its best. But without it, you'd be grounded.
So what hampers brain function and what kinds of fuel does it need for peak performance?
Certain vitamins and nutrients are essential to keep your brain functioning at 100%. And some vitamins are superstars when it comes to improving brain function.
In this article, we'll talk about 6 vitamins good for the brain and why you should take them.
Surprising Health Benefits of Raw Cacao: and Chocolate Vegan Bliss Balls Recipe
Can chocolate really be healthy?
You bet it can! When it’s in its pure, raw form, that is.
The recipe for my Chocolate Vegan Bliss Balls have made me the best friend of many! They are so decadent, delicious, and purely sinful. But at the same time, they are made with wholesome nutritious ingredients and are gluten-free, nut-free and vegan!
Who knew something so rich and tasty could actually be good for you? Well, eaten in moderation, of course.
The good news is that these little balls of love freeze very well, so you can make a whole batch and keep them in the freezer until the desire for chocolate hits. In fact, they even taste better frozen! Yes - they can easily go from freezer to mouth.
I know you will enjoy these as much as I do!
What makes them so wonderful and nutritious? The pure raw cacao!
Before we get there, let’s take a few minutes to consider chocolate.