Health-Link Some Facts About Brain Cells

 

Our Brain Cells

“Did you know that the brain controls just about every system in the body, including memory and decision making. Therefore, it make sense, then, that most of us react with fear and worry when considering threats of brain health like Alzheimer’s disease and depression. Fortunately, there’s plenty you can do to keep your brain working optimally and much of that involves what you choose to eat and drink.”

By eating and drinking foods that are good for our overall wellness and health is highly recommended.

***Consult your doctor to see which ones are good for your health.***

Here are a list of herbs and spices, that you may already have in your kitchen cabinet.

Omega 3 Acids

Increase nertrogenesis by a whopping 40 percent. The BDNF (brain-deprived neurotrophic factor level and increase brain size, among other neuroprotective benefits.

Green Tea

Polyphenols in green tea improve working memory, among the most difficult cognitive function to boost.

Grape Seed Extract

Beneficial for the heart and circulatory systems, this can also increase brain cell function and growth.

Woofberries

These little tasty dried berries from the himalayas, long known for their powerful antioxidant properties, also have potent neurogenesis-stimulating effects.

Ginkgo Biloba

this herb increases neurogenesis and enhances cognitive function, as well as reduces bet-amyloid plague in alzneimer’s suffers.

Lithium

This mineral ordinarily used at high doses to treat bipolar disorder, can increase BDNF levels in the brain when taken in smaller amounts.

Quercetin

This yellow flavonoid pigment, found in onions, apples, and red wine, among many other foods increases

Curcumin

Aging populations that consume curcumin (as in curry) have better cognitive function and significantly better scores on the mini-mental state examination.

Turmeric

Is a culinary spice that spans several cultures: it is a major ingredient in Indian curries, and gives american mustard its yellow hue.

Today, there is a growing body of evidence suggests that this brightly colored relative of ginger may help reduce risk of several diseases, probably because it is the the most powerful natural anti-inflammatory agent discovered thus far.

“In an interview of some 700 studies, respected, identified more than 50 studies on turmeric potentially protective role in Alzheimer’s disease.”

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