Eat these super foods to boost your mental performance

09 May 2016, 12:33 PM

We all know that nutrition plays a vital role in keeping us healthy and fit.  Nutrients in food can have a positive impact on cognitive performance. Cognitive impairment is another condition that is increasingly affecting people across the globe, which is attributed to oxidative stress.

To cope up with that, here are seven super foods that you need to incorporate in your diet:

Berries

Blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries have been shown to improve memory and the ability to learn. They are rich in anti-oxidants.

Tuna

Fatty fish like tuna provides docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a type of omega-3 fat that is essential for brain development and function.

Spinach and Beets

It helps protect against cognitive decline. It is rich in the antioxidant lutein. Beets are a good source of naturally-occurring nitrates.

Eggs

Egg yolks are a leading source of choline which is one of the building blocks for acetylcholine that helps in working memory.

First Published: Monday, May 09, 2016 12:30 PM
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