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Improve Your memory By Eating A brain-boosting Diet

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A diet high in protein, healthy fats, fruits and vegetables will boost your memory!

A diet high in protein, healthy fats, fruits and vegetables
will boost your memory!

Just like our bodies require energy and fuel to operate optimally, so does our brain. Certainly a diet that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats and animal protein will not only provide you with multitudes of health benefits and but will also boost your memory. Mentioned below are a few nutritional tips that can help to enhance your brainpower.

Enjoy the omega-3s. Omega-3 fatty acids are known to be particularly beneficial for the brain. This healthy fat can be found amply in fish especially cold water fatty fish like halibut, salmon, trout, tuna, mackerel, herring and sardines. Apart from enhancing your brain health, eating fish will also help to reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer. But if you just happened to not like seafood, you can get your omega 3’s from sources such as walnuts, winter squash, kidney beans, pumpkin seeds etc.

Lower you calories and reduce the intake of saturated fat. Research suggest that diets that are high in saturated fat increases one’s risk of developing diseases such as dementia and can also impair your focus levels and memory. Eating excess calories too has its adverse effects on your brain such as the fact that high calories can increase your risk of cognitive impairment.

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Nutrition- Fat Isn’t As Bad As It’s Made Out To Be!

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

Fats can be categorized as good fats and bad fats!

Fats can be categorized as good fats
and bad fats!

As oppose to the popular belief, fat is as essential as carbohydrates and protein, in order to maintain an optimal health. But what’s important to note is that there are different types of fats and some of them are actually considered as healthy fats while others are known to be bad for your health.

Including fat in your diet is crucial as many of our body functions need it in order to work optimally. What’s more is that fat assists in protecting your organs and also helps your body to stay warm. Plus, our bodies require it go absorb vital nutrients such as vitamins and apart from that fat also is necessary for adequate hormone production.

Fat can be split up into three major categories i.e. polyunsaturated fat, monounsaturated fat and saturated fat. Polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fat are considered as good fats whereas saturated fats are known to cause various health problem such as raising cholesterols levels, heart attacks etc.

On the other hand taking in small amounts of saturated fats will not harm your body but can actually be good for your health. So it’s deemed best to limit your intake of saturated fat, so as to ensure that your cholesterol levels stays normal.

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Coconuts Can Actually Help You Lose Fat!

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

Coconuts have the ability to actually induce weight loss!

Coconuts have the ability to actually induce
weight loss!

For years nutritionist held the view that coconuts were detrimental for your health. And that they had the tendency to make individuals gain weight. Well, it turns out that health experts were wrong all along.

Though coconuts contain a very high percentage of saturated fat, but the type saturated fat present in coconuts doesn’t get stored in our bodies as fat, rather it fires up your metabolism and hence encourages weight loss. The reason behind it is that the saturated fat present in coconuts, mainly is comprised of medium chain fatty acids as oppose to long chain fatty acids. Long chain fatty acids are the kind of saturated fats that cause weight can and health problems not medium chain fatty acids.

Masticating on coconuts comes with multitudes of benefits. It has shown to decrease cholesterol levels in individuals and in addition enjoying this fruit will give a glow to your skin and improve its overall texture as well. Plus, it will also do make your hair shinier and stronger. Furthermore, coconuts are packed with essential vitamins such as vitamin E and vitamin A. They are also rich sources of amino acids, calcium and potassium, plus they are loaded with fiber.

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