Acorn Squash: Brain Boosting Food
Deepak Chopra is on the Dr. Oz show today and his secrets to reversing memory loss and preventing Alzheimer’s may change your life. Deepak says the key is in what he calls the Super Brain, something that we are all in control of and can change so we remember more and live longer. So far in this show, Deepak Chopra: Reverse Memory Loss and Prevent Alzheimer’s, Deepak Chopra has talked about the 3 most common brain myths and how is it possible to beat them all with just a few very easy and simple techniques. Now learn about the brain boosting foods that can work for you.
Deepak Chopra’s Brain Boosting Foods
Dr. Oz is thrilled to have Deepak Chopra on his show today because he is revealing his super plan for a super brain and one of the keys to having a super brain is through your diet. Deepak says that just like every other part of your body, your brain needs nourishment in order to function at its highest potential.
Deepak Chopra: Wheat Germ Brain Booster
Wheat Germ – Wheat Germ is important because it reduces homocysteine levels in the body. This is an amino acid that increases when there is inflammation in the body, like with heart disease, stroke, or dementia. Sprinkling a little bit of wheat germ on your yogurt or cereal will help to lower the levels of homocysteine in your body.
Brain Booster Black Currants
Black Currants – Black Currants work to nourish the hippocampus part of the brain. This is the part of the brain responsible for sending information to other parts of the brain, like an usher helps you to your seat in a theater, the hippocampus “ushers” information to where it needs to go. Black currants can be dried, frozen, or in jam form at your local grocery store.
Deepak Chopra: Acorn Squash
Acorn Squash – Acorn Squash is high in folic acid, which increases the transmission of information through nerve cells and boosts memory. You can eat acorn squash baked or roasted to reap its brain boosting benefits.
Deepak Chopra’s Brain Boosting Herbs
Herbal Brain Booster: Amalaki Gooseberry
Amalaki (also known as Gooseberry) – Amalaki is very high in antioxidants and nourishes and protects DNA as well, boosts memory, and detoxifies your body. Amalaki also aids in digestion and can be found in jam form at your local health food store. Eat about 1 to 2 teaspoons every day for the most benefit to your brain.
Deepak Chopra Sage Brain Benefits
Sage – Sage has been shown to direct oxygen to the cerebral cortex in your brain. You can add about 30 drops of Sage Extract Oil to your water every day or sprinkle ground sage over your soup to get the benefits of this brain boosting herb.