Should you give up coffee to enhance your mental performance?

coffee

It is probably safe to say that the vast majority of people start the day with coffee (and lot of them continues with it as well). As a result, it is no surprise at all that there are numerous studies on the health effects of this popular beverage. In addition, coffee is also a common […]

Blueberries – The king of antioxidant foods can boost your memory

blueberries

When we talk about antioxidants, none of the commonly consumed fruits and vegetables can rival with blueberries. This is due to their abundance of compounds called flavonoids, which are important components of many brain foods. (Check my previous post on dark chocolate.) We all know that antioxidants can protect our body against free radicals, that […]

A bad diet can lead to poor memory

Most of us are aware of the unwanted extra pounds and several health related issues, that poor eating habits can cause to us. However,  what we hadn’t realized for a long time, is the discovery how a bad diet can damage our brain. Actually among all of our organs, the brain is the most vulnerable […]

What is Neuriva? Is it one of the best brain supplements?

what is neuriva

What is Neuriva supporting? The Neuriva brain supplement can help you enhance 5 different brain performance related areas: Focus Memory Learning Accuracy Concentration Are these claims really true? If we want to determine it, we need to check and examine the ingredients of this brain health supplement. In addition, an easier way is to simply […]

The Benefits of Avocado – Protect and Enhance your Brain

Benefits Avocado

The brain health benefits of Avocado – An all in one genius food Are avocados healthy? When we speak about cancer prevention, improved digestion, hearth health or vision you probably know they are. In addition, it is also an excellent fruit to help you maximize your mental performance. It is scientifically proven that the benefits […]

What is Lutein? A key to crystallized intelligence?

What is lutein and zeaxanthin

Lutein and Zeaxanthin – Two major reasons to avoid ordering egg white only omelette As far as animal foods are concerned, eggs are one of the best choices for our brain. Not only they are a powerful source of omega 3 fatty acids, protein, vitamins and minerals, but the yolks also contain Lutein and Zeaxanthin. […]

The best extra virgin olive oil for your brain

Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Why extra virgin olive oil is one of the best brain foods Have you ever tried to slurp up extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) from a spoon like you are eating a soup? Probably not, but in case you’ve done it, you should have felt a spicy feeling in the back of your throat. In […]

The proven brain function boosting benefits of matcha green tea

Matcha green tea benefits

What is matcha green tea? ‘Mat-Cha’ is a Japanese word that means ‘Powered-Tea’. In spite of that, the original concept of matcha green tea comes from China. Chan (Zen) Buddhists started to pulverize green tea into a pleasant drink, and as a result they could utilize the whole nutritional leaf. As time went by the […]

What is tryptophan? Can it help feel and sleep better and improve your memory?

what is tryptophan

Before discussing what tryptophan is, we have to know about neurotransmitters and serotonin The human brain relies on the well-composed action of over one hundred neurotransmitters. As a result, some of them have a profound effect on our cognitive performance and mental capacities. For instance, one called serotonin influences our sleep patterns, appetite, emotional stability […]

The brain health benefits of almonds

Health benefits almonds

Three major reasons to choose this snack if you feel mentally exhausted There are several general health benefits of eating almonds. Above all, it is a perfect brain food for four major reasons. First, almonds are a rich source of polyphenols. These micronutrients can promote memory, learning and cognitive functions.1 Second, the skins of almonds […]