What’s the secret to look young, feel young and live young? Well, it’s no great guarded secret that all you need to look, feel and live young is to have a beautiful mind, healthy body and a serene soul! But then, you will have to nosh your mind, body and soul with the right kind of food! To boast of a healthy body, you have to eat right by consuming the food that has all the essential nutrients from the five groups, found in the Food Pyramid.
Whole grain foods and cereals
Fruits and vegetables
Meat, chicken, fish and nuts
Milk and diary products
Fats and sugar
For a sharp and clear mind it is important that you eat food that nourishes your brains, enhances your memory and elevates your mood. It has been proved that the foods we eat can sway our moods and frame of mind! What happens to us when we are depressed? Depression causes some parts of the brain to malfunction and hence, it is absolutely necessary to keep the brain fit and well nourished. For our different mood swings we require some brain food.
Brain foods are foods that help improve functioning within the brain. One example of a brain food is fish. Fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids which allow the blood vessels of the brain to remain healthy and fluid. Fish also provides nerve cells within the brain with necessary nutrients that allow cells to function at their highest level.
There are many great foods that have been researched and documented to boost brain power. Knowing which foods boost brain power will allow you to make necessary dietary changes that will positively impact your brain.
A list of “Good Brain Foods“:
Almonds, Avocados, Bananas, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brown rice, Cauliflower, Cherries, Cheese, Chicken, Cranberries, Dark chocolate, Eggs, Eggplant, Fish, Flaxseed oil, Green Tea, Legumes, Milk, Oatmeal, Oranges, Peanut butter, Peas, Plums, Potatoes, etc.
A good meal soothes the soul as it stimulates the body! Thus, including a healthy lifestyle and healthy eating habits gives satisfaction to the soul. When you eat right, you have a healthy body and a creative mind, thus your soul is naturally at peace. Moreover, remember that just as food fuels the body, laughter fuels our soul, so laugh your heart out for a tranquil soul!
Finally, the best method to keep the brain fit is by meditation or yoga. But then, since meditation and yoga are all about controlling your mind, your brains have to be nourished properly so that you are able to concentrate. Only after you control your brain, can you attempt to control your mind!
Some important tips to stay healthy:-
Few cloves of garlic taken everyday can provide immunity against many kinds of cancer.
Onions can lower blood cholesterol and regulate blood sugar.
Lycopene in tomatoes can ward off cancer.
Spinach and oranges keep depression at bay
Eat on time and never miss your breakfast
Drink at least 6 glasses of water every day.
In conclusion, for healthy body, creative mind and a peaceful soul, it is better to good to stay fit. We still have time for a better living so start now!