Foods that Help Improve Brain Power

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The Human brain requires lots of nutrients to function properly. The brain works 24×7, hence it is necessary to take care of it each day. Your daily routine can run smoothly only if your brain is stable and is functioning properly. Eating natural foods is the best way to make your concentration level at its best and it will also help you stay protected from certain diseases. So, here is the list of  six foods which you can find in Nigeria that will help improve your brain power and mental performance.

Tomatoes

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We all use tomatoes in our meals, be it the Nigerian stew or fried eggs. Tomatoes are a big source of a powerful antioxidant, lycopene, which fights free drastic damage to brain cells that usually contributes to dementia. Even the risk of stroke is reduced by eating tomatoes.

Eggs

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Eggs are rich in choline, the precursor chemical for acetylcholine, one of the most fundamental neurotransmitters. In addition, eggs contain cholesterol, an important component of brain cell membranes as well as serving as a brain-protective antioxidant.

Avocado

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Avocados are high in monounsaturated fats to protect brain cells. Avocado oil has been shown to help maintain healthy blood pressure levels.

Coconut oil

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Coconut oil enhances the ability of the brain’s neurons to use energy while at the same time reducing the production of damaging free radicals.

Provides saturated fat — a vital nutrient for the integrity and function of brain cell membranes.

Olive oil

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Olive oil is rich in polyphenols, which are powerful brain protective antioxidants.

Turmeric

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Turmeric is a natural medicine that works for a lot of things which also includes boosting brain power.

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