Research is clear, according to an article in AARP, that what we eat has a big impact on our brain. In fact eating the right combinations can improve our memory, build new brain cells & help ward off Alzheimer’s.
- Olive oil & leafy greens are antioxidants & help fight inflammation. Uncontrolled inflammation over time can damage our brains.
- Beets, tomatoes & avocados can help our brains receive blood it needs to remain sharp. Research shows increased blood flow promotes neuron growth, associated with learning & memory.
- Nuts especially walnuts & pomegranates fight amyloid plaques, which are required for our brain cells to communicate.
- Fish, blueberries, grapes, coffee & dark chocolate are powerful nutrients that all increase proteins that support growth of new neurons. Like miracle grow for the brain!!!
So enjoy eating for your body & brain & remember to visualize your healing while taking in these super foods!
Dr. David M. Greene, DMD
As the founder and Executive Director of Scarsdale Dental Spa, Dr. David M. Greene, DMD oversees all clinical services. His high level of skill and understanding nature has allowed him to provide patients with the best in dental care for over 30 years.