Is your brain working overtime? Are you feeling tired, confused, forgetful, or foggy headed? Many you’re not as motivated or excited about life as you used to be.
The problem could be your diet. Our brains need a vast amount of energy each day, and if we aren’t feeding them properly, they start to lose their processing power. Thankfully, some of the best foods on the planet have amazing nutrients, vitamins, and healthy fats that keep our brains in working order. Lucky for us, many of these foods grow right here in California.
Ditch the brain fog and fuel your mind with some of California’s best brain food.
Nuts are one of the best snacks for keeping your brain sharp and active. This is often due to the high levels of healthy fats, antioxidants, and protein found in nuts. Try making your own brain-boosting trail mix.
Avocados are known for their high omega-3 fatty acid content. Omega 3’s are one of the most important nutrients for protecting and preserving brain health.
Olive oil, like avocados, is rich in healthy fats. Use a high quality olive oil in a brain boosting salad to keep your mind sharp all day long.
Berries like blueberries, strawberries, and goji berries are one of the best sources of healthy sugars and antioxidants. Studies show that people who ate berries a few times a week had better brain function than those who did not.
In California, we are blessed with amazing options for quality fish. Take advantage of our delicious options while benefitting from the cognitive benefits of fish. Next time you light up the grill for a healthy fish dinner, try this tropical mango marinade for even better brain benefits.
Rich in vitamin K, folate, and antioxidants, dark leaf greens are believed to help improve our cognitive function. Sautee with garlic and lemon juice for a tangy treat.