It is officially the ‘Board Exam’ season, where thousands of students are spending sleepless nights and long hours of studying for the exams. But is everyone able to concentrate or retain most of the things they studied? Well, for all the students who are worried and all the mothers who want to make sure that their child is exam ready, here is a list of food items that will not only help you concentrate better, but also enhance your memory power.
2. Fatty Fish:
Coffee increases your alertness. It has a number of positive impacts on the brain. Apart from increasing concentration, coffee also reduces the risk of neurological diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
Curcumin present in turmeric enters the brain directly and benefits the cells there.It may also benefit in improving the memory of the people dealing with Alzheimer’s. The curcumin helps with the generation of new brain cells and helps to build up the concentrating power of the brain.
6. Pumpkin seeds:
Pumpkin seeds contain a powerful antioxidant that protect the brain from radical damage. It is a rich source of zinc, magnesium, copper, iron, all of which leads to better memory power and concentration along with slowing the process of brain aging.
Dark chocolate has is packed with brain-boosting compounds. The flavonoids present in the dark chocolate may enhance your memory and also delay age-related mental decline. Apart from mood booster, it is also a brain booster.
Eggs are a very good source of many nutrients like folate and choline. Choline helps regulate mood and memory. Vitamins B and B12 present in the brain increase your concentration and minimize age-related memory decline.
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