Isaiah 48:17 - This is what the LORD says-- your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: "I am the LORD your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go.
As we age it seems to be that our brain capacity diminishes. We forget things more frequently, and make more errors. We work at bringing our capacity back up, but it can be difficult to do.
There are many brain games out there that have proven they help your brain functions both the ability to think clearer, and in some cases, the brain can actually grow in size.
Yet, many of us find ourselves having to leave notes all around our homes and offices to remind us of tasks we need to complete for the day and what we need to pick up at the store.
There are several other ways to help your brain including your diet. The food you eat does affect your brain health. So take a look at some of the foods that keep the brain healthy, improve your ability to retain information stored and help you make better choices.
Webmd.com in their article titled, “Eat Smart for a Healthier Brain,” lists several foods such as blueberries that have been tested to improve the learning capacity and reduce the effects of age-related conditions. Wild salmon, nuts and seeds also have a positive effect on the brain.
In addition, on eatthis.com you’ll find their article, “30 Best and Worst Food for Your Brain,” and as the title says, it lists not only thirty best foods for your brain, but also the thirty worst foods.
Armed with the recommendations of these two articles you’ll be able to put together meal plans that will make your brain and the rest of your body happy as you eat healthier. Also, remember that God will teach you what is best for you and will direct you down the road you should take to feed your brain and improve your brain’s health.
Karen Dalske is a freelance writer, public speaker, is active in her church and writes her blogs out of her own experiences of pain, illness and loss.