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Best Nutrition for Brain: These 5 Nutrients Are Important To Increase Memory Power And Keep The Brain Healthy

All parts of our body require an adequate amount of nutrition to function well and remain healthy. Similarly, our brain also needs nutrition to function properly.

The brain is one of the most important parts of the body which usually works 24 hours a day. The main function of the brain is to process information, remember things, make decisions and receive messages from all parts of the body and then act accordingly. To ensure the functioning of the brain, we need to provide it with a good amount of nutrition. Thus, it is essential that we should eat healthy food. Let us know what nutrients are needed by the brain to stay healthy.

Essential nutrients for a healthy brain

  1. Vitamin E
  2. Omega-3 Fatty Acid
  3. Flavonoids
  4. Carotene
  5. Protein
  6. Vitamin E

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that helps protect the brain's DHA from free radicals. It is essential for the development of our memory and language. For this, almonds, and peanuts must be consumed. Broccoli, Spinach, Sunflower oil, Pumpkin, etc.

Omega-3 Fatty Acid

Omega 3 fatty acids are good fats. These acids help in improving the cognitive health of a person and also prevent the brain from aging. In this way, a person should eat coconut oil, peanut oil, olive oil, almonds, walnuts, pistachios, etc.


Flavonoids are antioxidants found in most fruits and vegetables. They help neurons to make the right connections in the brain and prevent brain aging. Berries, green vegetables, avocado, black grapes, coffee, chocolate, red wine, etc. should be consumed.


Carotene is a good antioxidant that helps in reducing heart-related diseases and lowers cholesterol. The consumption of carotene helps in the smooth functioning of the brain. Apples, blueberries, red onions, chilies, cocoa powder, etc. should be eaten.


Our body converts proteins into amino acids. An amino acid is an important part of brain chemicals like neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters grab our attention and help us focus. They help in regulating mood, cravings, sleep, etc.

All of these are the most essential nutrients for brain health. One should try to consume them in proper proportion.

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