Your brain is the most integral part of you. It’s the control center of all of the functions of your body. Your brain is responsible for receiving information and carrying that information out through your five senses. It is also accountable for your memory, balance, learning, language, and breathing.
That being said, we’ve all heard of brain strengthening techniques such as brain training apps, meditation, and classes that stimulate learning. However, we are missing one important factor...our diets! The food we eat is extremely important to our brain functioning.
Fast food options can have damaging effects on our brains. According to Lauren Fisher, fast food can negatively affect our overall mood, concentration, and body. She explains that fast food can make us feel more anxious, hyperactive, and unfocused. You also have a higher chance of overeating and being unable to control your appetite when you indulge in fast food.
Joel Furman, MD describes sugar as having drug-like effects on our brains. As we eat sugar, our brains have an addictive reaction that makes us crave more. Excess sugar is extremely harmful to our brains since it impairs our memory and cognitive functioning.
An apple a day to keep the doctor away...right? Well, not quite. Apples are actually high in natural sugar, so apples in moderation might be better for our health. Keep reading to learn more about the top-recommended brain-boosting foods.
As you can see, it’s extremely important to maintain a diet that will improve your brain function. However, changing our food habits is more difficult than you may think. Xen may help you replace your cravings with positive thoughts, making it easier to avoid negative cravings.
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