Keep Your Brain Sharp
In todays post we wanted to share with you 4 simple things you can do every day to keep your brain sharp, joyful and energized:
1. Eat fat, protein, and slow digesting carbs with every meal.
Healthy fats are essential for brain health. 60% of your brain is made up of DHA. DHA is an omega 3 that is found in fatty fish, nuts, and seeds.
Your meal should also include at least 30 grams of protein in it to help support muscle growth and repair. When you lose muscle you age faster and your brain takes a huge hit.
and lastly, slow digesting carbs such as though that come from fibrous vegetables, potatoes, and oats will also help with energy levels and mental clarity,
2. The second way to keep your brain sharp is by avoiding the things that poison it.
Eliminate sugar, high fructose corn syrup, trans fats, food colorings, and preservatives. If its not real food, don't eat it.
3. The third way to support your brain is by getting movement in daily.
Exercise improves memory, learning, and concentration. It also helps improve your mood, boost your energy, and reduce overall stress in your body and mind.
4. Relax and calm the mind daily.
Illnesses are worsened with stress. Stress hormones damage the hippocampus which is the memory center of the brain) causing memory loss and dementia. Learning to actively relax your brain with things like meditation, yoga, or learning something new is a great way to support brain health.
We hope you find this information beneficial and you are able to implement these things into your lifestyle for you to keep your brain sharp.