Food items like fish, walnuts which are rich in omega 3 fatty acids are important for brain development and help a lot in improving ones concentration. Minerals like magnesium and zinc are also known to regulate certain chemical imbalances in the body thus boosting brain power.
Different types of berries available in the market like blueberries, blackberries, strawberry, plum etc. are very rich in anti-oxidants. Typically all bright colored fruits and vegetables are naturally rich in anti-oxidants. Anti-oxidants have a regenerative effects on our tissues and muscles and prevent them from ageing or getting old too fast.
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Foods grains such as oatmeal, oat bran and brown rice are good source of energy as they contain high levels of glucose that regulates the body glucose levels. Glucose is the energy source that human brain requires to function and is an important factor in boosting brain power.
Well planned exercises are a must-to-do
A well planned exercise routine is equally important as having a balanced diet mentioned above. When our body undergoes a physical activity certain hormones are released by the human brain that relieve us of stress, anxiety and improve our concentration thus boosting our brain power. Fifteen – twenty minutes of cardio activity at least two to three times a week would serve the purpose.
Improvising on good sleeping habits
Scientific studies have proven that loss of grey matter of the brain is also attributed to lack of proper sleep or disruptive sleep cycles. A good proper sound sleep is very important for boosting our brain power as it is during this time human brain finds enough time to rejuvenate itself and thus boosting our memory, brain power and concentration.
Meditation also helps in making the brain active and better
Meditating few hours a week also attributes to boost brain power. Ancient Vedic meditation like Yoga or Chinese Tai-Chi have known improve one’s decision making and information processing abilities.
Quit smoking and drinking as soon as possible
One should also stop smoking, consuming alcohol or any psychoactive drugs as these significantly impedes the cognitive functions of body and decrease ability related to memory and information processing abilities of the brain.