How you use your Mind determines the results you achieve...There are powerful strategies to support you and your brain to do better at work, business or school/university. If you want to get better results in anything, you have to change what and how you do it. Here are two important keys to working on your Mind to improve its function and change your thinking.
Feed your Brain with better Nutrition
i. Oxygen is the most important nutrient for your Brain
The simplest way to get more oxygen into the brain is by slow, deep diaphragm breathing, particularly when you are outdoors in good, fresh air.
ii. Check out these brainpower foods to include in your diet:
- Eat oily fish and/or good fish oil supplements.
- Essential fatty acids are important for good healthy brain function. Good sources include linseed (flaxseed) oil, soya bean oil, pumpkin seeds, walnut oil & soya beans.
- Add vitality with vitamins
- Certain B vitamins - B6, B12 and folic acid reduce brain shrinkage in older people
- Vitamin C has the power to increase mental ability
- Eat more tomatoes, walnuts and blueberries
- Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, walnuts are full of omega-3 fatty acids and blueberries help improve your memory
- Eat good quality fats. the thinking about fats has changed a lot with modern research. Check our article on healthy fats
- A handful of pumpkin seeds give you the recommended daily zinc, vital for enhancing memory and thinking skills
- Broccoli and sage have a reputation for improving brainpower and memory.
- Broccoli is a great source of vitamin K and sage has been shown as an essential oil
- Balancing your diet with multivitamin and mineral complex and an omega-3 fatty acid supplement if your diet is not adequate
iii. Give your Body good filtered water free of chlorine and fluoride
Most filtration systems especially the cartridge ones do not fully remove fluoride from tap water. The basic carbon filters are the most ineffective as they only remove chlorine. Only distillation and reverse osmosis systems completely remove fluoride from water. Fluoride is a toxin and causes calcification of the pineal gland. It is also highly beneficial to put a filter on your showerhead as your skin absorbs toxins from the water far greater than what is consumed.