Fighting aging and maintaining a healthy brain

Ginseng, Fish, or Berries? The choice is yours!

 

As we age, our body ages right along with us. The good news is that you can improve your chances of maintaining a healthy brain if you add "smart" foods and drinks to your diet.

 

Listen to the buzz about foods and dietary supplements, and you'll believe they can do everything from brush up focus to improve memory, attention span, and brain function.

 

Ginseng
Ginseng is any one of the 11 species of slow-growing perennial plants with fleshy roots, belonging to the genus Panax of the family Araliaceae. Ginseng is found in North America and in eastern Asia, typically in cooler climates.

 

Asian ginseng has a history of herbal use going back over 5,000 years. It is one of the most highly regarded of herbal medicines in the Orient, where it has gained an almost magical reputation for being able to promote health, general body vigour and also to prolong life. Ginseng has been listed by some as useful in the treatment of anemia, cancer, depression, diabetes, fatigue, hypertension, insomnia, shock, effects of radiation, effects of morphine and cocaine use, environmental, physical and mental stress, and chronic illness. It has been said to act as a stimulant, promote endurance, increase life expectancy, relax the nervous system, improve mental awareness, encourage proper hormonal functions, improve lipid levels, lower cholesterol, improve nerve growth, and increase resistance to disease. It has been used to increase the appetite and bodily energy, regulate menses, ease childbirth, increase fertility of women, and treat periodontal disease.

 

Fish
Fish is among the healthiest foods on the planet. It is loaded with important nutrients, such as protein and vitamin D. Fish is also the world's best source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are incredibly important for your body and brain. Here are 11 health benefits of eating fish that are supported by research.

 

Fish is high in important nutrients that most people don’t get enough of. They are high in many nutrients that most people aren’t getting enough of, such as high-quality protein, iodine and various vitamins and minerals. Fatty fish are also much higher in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D. Besides, they may lower your risk of heart attacks and strokes.

 

Berries
Berries have magical effect on you as they help you lose weight, and prevent disease. What’s more? They taste great.

 

What makes berries so special is their high levels of phytochemicals, those naturally occurring nutrients that help protect cells from damage

 

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