8 Brain Superfood that your brain will love - from the Food Revolution Network

Scientific studies show that up to 90% of Alzheimers' cases could be prevented with simple diet and lifestyle changes.

1. Broccoli - not yet my favorite, but will get there! It supports your memory and mental function.   it is critical in prevention of Alzheimer's.

2. Turmeric - India has among the lowest rates of Alzheimer's in the world. Absorption increases when combined with black pepper.

3. Blue berries - can be used frozen as well.

4. Greens - scientific studies show a mental decline of an average of 11 years if you eat insufficient greens.

5. Coffee expands blood vessels. It reduces the risk of strokes. Warning: some people has a allergic reaction to coffee, getting jittery, anxious and restless.

6. Tea - Tea started in 2737 BC when Chinese Emperor Shen Nung, a herbalist, was sitting under a tree while his servant boiled drinking water. Some leaves from a tea tree fell into the water and he decided to try the infusion that his servant accidently created. And so the Emperor had his first cup of tea in the history of the world.

There are four types of tea: white, green, black and oolong. All are from the same plant. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I enjoy only Eve's Green Tea, very weak and Rooibos black with a pinch of turmeric and cinnamon to lower the blood sugar.

7. Legumes - A favourite in many nations: Swedes dine on brown beans and peas, the Japanese eat soy, the Mediterraneans enjoy chickpeas, lentils and white beans. It increases longevity. Scientific studies show consistent and significant results.  A consumption of 20 g daily(2 Tablespoons) correlated with 8% reduction in the risk of death. Legumes can help with neuron firing as well.

Legumes are prominent in Alzheimer's prevention diets. They contain choline that boosts acetylcholine (a neurotransmitter critical for brain function).

Do you worry about gas? Rinse the legumes a few times and the legumes can even stand overnight.

8. Omega - 3 fatty acids. There are 3 types of omega-3 fatty acids. All 3 is essential for human health and responsible for memory and attention.

One type of Omega-3 fatty acid - DHA, can protect you from age related mental decline. 

Eat plant foods (chia and flax seeds, (grind the flax and keep in the fridge) and fish with Omega-3 fatty acids