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Foods for Brain Health


A list of healthy foods for brain health. The brain is one of the most complicated organs
in the human body and needs certain nutrients to function at its best. Eating the wrong foods causes damage to the
brain which can lead to brain fog, poor cognition, slow learning, memory problems, sleep disorders,
dementia and many more issues. The good news is that by eating the right foods you can improve the health of your brain
and reverse damage caused by aging, oxidation, toxins and junk foods. In today’s video we will share with you a
list of 16 healthy foods that boost brain health rapidly. These supply the important nutrients and raw
materials to increase energy in the brain cells and reverse any damage. 1. Coconut Oil Extra virgin coconut oil is by far the healthiest
oil that you can consume for brain health. This is rich in MCT’s (Medium Chain Triglycerides)
which break down into ketones in the body, and are the cleanest most efficient energy
source for the brain. 2. Salmon DHA is an omega 3 fatty acid which is one
of the main raw materials used to build the structure of the brain. Wild caught salmon
is one of the best sources of DHA, so we recommend eating this 3 times per week to boost brain
and eye health. 3. Cod Liver Oil If you don’t like the taste of fish, you
can take virgin cod liver oil in capsule form to get your DHA. Pregnant women and children
need lots of DHA as it is used to build neurons and brain cells. 4. Pumpkin Seeds
People who have a magnesium deficiency often have brain fog, lack of focus and poor concentration.
Pumpkin seeds are one of the best sources of magnesium and zinc, and can be eaten raw,
roasted or baked into delicious meals. Eating these will help you to remember things better,
improve memory and learning. 5. Avocados Avocados are one of the most nutrient dense
foods found in nature and are also a great source of magnesium. These will help the mitochondria
(energy factories) to produce more energy in the neurons of the brain. Healthy fats
in avocados improve blood flow the brain, strengthen the synapses and improve sleep
quality. 6. Blackberries Eating a small handful of berries each day
is a wonderful way to reduce the effects of aging on the brain. These are rich in antioxidants
which reduce inflammation and boost communication between brain cells. Studies show that berries
can reduce the risk of dementia as it helps the brain to form new connections. 7. Cilantro
This is a healthy green herb which is also known as coriander in Europe. This naturally
detoxifies heavy metals out of the brain and body, such as excess iron or mercury. Free
iron and mercury cause neurological problems and dementia if left unchecked. Blend cilantro
into kale smoothies to detoxify these toxins. 8. Eggs Pasture raised eggs contain all the building
blocks of life and are a fantastic source of choline. The body uses this as raw material
to make acetylcholine, a very important neurotransmitter. This is used for boosting memory, muscle control,
and regulating mood. 9. Brazil Nuts Eating a small handful of healthy nuts each
day is a great way to strengthen the brain and reverse oxidative damage. Many people
eat large fish which are contaminated with mercury. Mercury causes some major damage
to the brain and depletes selenium. Brazil nuts are rich in selenium and can restore
brain health, and ward off Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Epilepsy. 10. Goose Liver
Also known as ‘Foie Gras’, goose liver is an excellent source of Vitamin K2. This nutrient
takes plaque out of the soft tissues and protects the brain against strokes. K2 is most concentrated
in the brain and can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. 11. Turmeric
An ancient spice used for thousands of years for healing many medical conditions. This
contains a natural compound called curcumin which reduces oxidative stress in the brain.
Consuming turmeric also helps your body to synthesize DHA, the most important building
block for brain tissue. 12. Kale This is one of the healthiest cruciferous
vegetables which is packed full of brain boosting nutrients. It is rich in Vitamin C which reduces
oxidative stress from the brain and lowers inflammation. It also contains omega 3 fatty
acids and vitamin K which the body can convert to K2 to clear plaque from the neural pathways. 13. Sea Kelp
We recommend taking a supplement of sea kelp to boost your intelligence and IQ. Sea kelp
is rich in trace minerals, especially iodine which boosts mental performance and helps
the brain to make faster connections. 14. Sardines Eating sardines supplies lots of DHA and EPA
to support the renewal of brain cells and brain structure. These omega 3’s are absolutely
vital for maintaining sharp focus and concentration with age. 15. Alaskan Crab
With neurodegenerative diseases on the rise around the world, we must find ways to protect
our brain long term. Alaskan crab is the best source of Zinc for preventing amyloid plaque
building up in the brain. Crab meat also supports a healthy heart and vision. 16. Nutritional Yeast
Most people are deficient in Vitamin B1 which often affects the vision, causes sleep disorders
and slows the development of new memories. Eating too much sugar and refined carbs burns
up B1 (Thiamine). Nutritional yeast is the best source of the B vitamin complex to support
a healthy brain and nervous system. As you can see there are many foods that you can eat to boost brain health and heal it
from existing damage. Getting 8 hours of good quality sleep each night is essential for mental focus and cognitive
function. We recommend herbal teas for calming the nervous system and relaxing at night. Also, UV from sunlight is absorbed by the
skin to make Vitamin D, which also helps you to sleep better, and lower brain inflammation. To supercharge the brain, you can follow a
healthy keto and intermittent fasting plan, these are the best ways to oxygenate the brain
and increase mental clarity. Regular exercise also helps to boost oxygen levels in the brain. You can learn more about
how to boost circulation to the brain in our “healthy brain” playlist at the end. We also have a video on the worst “brain damaging
foods” to avoid and replace. Thank you very much for listening, a like is always appreciated and remember to subscribe
and tap the bell for more healthy videos. I wish you great health, wealth and happiness.

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