Natural Memory Boosters

No pill can make anyone genius , to sharpen the skills and to increase  grades if someone is dependent on so called “brain boosters pills” then it’s not going to help.
During examination- practice, practice and practice helps along with healthy eating patterns and deep sleep.

If you do want give your brain a healthy boost, there are easier cheaper and healthier ways to do it. Nourish your brain with healthy food. Several studies indicates that saturated fats interfere with the brain efficiency. They injure brain cells and hamper the ability of neurotransmitters to carry messages. Only good healthy diet can help brain work efficiently. Many studies have also shown that antioxidants such as vitamin A, vitamin E and vitamin C reduce the cell damage in brain caused by free radicals, a byproduct of metabolism. Include egg yolk, carrots, broccoli, fish, nuts, green leafy vegetable, citrus fruits are good sources of these vitamins. Study also shown that the strawberries, grapes, red cabbage, plums protects neuron abilityto respond the chemical message. They prevents blood clots from forming which helps the brain supplied with ample amounts of oxygenated blood.
Some brain boosters are:
1.       Vitamin C – a powerful antioxidant- Citrus fruits, Gooseberry, guava, sweet lime, pineapple
2.       W-3 fatty acids- fish, nuts, mustard oil , flaxseeds oil
3.       Vitamin A- Strawberries, grapes, plums
4.       Walnuts, Almonds, Flaxseeds, Cashews, Pistachios, figs, Raisins
5.       Powerful vegetables like Spinach, lettuce, broccoli helps in transport nerve impulse
6.       Vitamin B12 – Milk, yoghurt, animal products and cereals fortified with Vitamin B12 maintains nerve cells and improves memory.
7.       Folic acid- dark green leafy vegetables, asparagus, broccoli, avocado, papaya, beans, legumes, okra, beets, corn, beets, carrots
8.       Fats containing DHA like salmon, walnuts, are very good for communication and nerve building.
9.       Iron increases concentration and attention span.It maintains physical and mental energy necessary for studies. So foods rich in iron like dates, figs, whole pulses, chickpeas, whole pulses, sprouts, fish, egg, chicken, whole grains.
10.   Bananas provide energy to stay awake and active for longer period.

Few more tips to keep in mind during examination:
1)      Meet the breakfast- breakfast is essential meal of the day and it is important to make breakfast your friend for better efficiency.
2)      Snack smartly- eating junk is not the smart choice so it is always good to choose healthy option like sprout chat, oats cookies, fruits or raw vegetables.
3)      Eat at regular intervals- It is important to eat on time
4)      Small meals better than large meals- Large meals can make you asleep for longer period as required so taking small meals are always good to rev up the metabolism.
5)      Keep well hydrated- Water provides hydration to brain and helps it to work efficiently.

Always remember-“The better the fuel your brain gets, better you perform in exams.”

Good luck!