Stop the brain drain – and make yourself smarter – with these six foods.
Keep a couple of oranges handy to chomp on – citrus increases brain activity, found a study published in Nutritional Neuroscience. Get peeling.
Take 5g of creatine a day to improve concentration and reaction tim, say experts from the University of New South Wales. Get your favourite creatine supplement from Nutritionpark.com.
The iodine in fish and sea vegetables like kelp is linked to higher IQ, found a study published in the British Medical Journal.
4. B Vitamins
A supplement of all eight B vitamins will keep your brain firing, says Dr Daniel Wilson, an expert in neurology and psychiatry at the University of Florida. Check how your current supplement stacks up to this one.
Keep yourself smiling all day with a tyrosine-rich banana, say experts from Kobe University in Japan. It will boost dopamine levels in your head – the brain chemical responsible for alertness, problem solving, and pleasure.
Munch on selenium-packed broccoli at lunch to slow cognitive decline, found a study conducted by scientists from the University of Montpellier in France.