Scientists have discovered a direct link between foods consumed by people and their productivity levels. This forces us to rethink our dietary habits and consume superfoods that are rich in vitamins and protein.
Here is a list of some superfoods that we can consume to increase our productivity.
Not just Salmon but most fatty fish (trout and sardines) are rich in omega-3 fatty acids that are scientifically proven to have immense health benefits especially affecting the mental health of human beings.
Berries are rich in antioxidants (blueberries in particular). Antioxidants help stimulate blood flow and oxygen to your brain and other parts of your body. Studies have also shown that it increases concentration and memory power by a few hours.
A warm cup of tea always boosts your energy but Green tea is known to have better effects than regular coffee or tea. Green tea contains both caffeine and theanine. Theanine helps release caffeine slowly into your body which enables you to focus for longer periods.
Dark Chocolate is known to be rich in flavonol, antioxidants and is low in sugar that helps enhance cognitive abilities, heightens alertness. It releases good endorphins into your body that helps heighten your mood.
Nuts are known to increase your abilities to learn, solve problems and increase your attention span. They are high in vitamin E that helps enhance your cognitive abilities. Go grab some nuts today and go nuts with them!
Avocado contains oleic acid that helps lower cholesterol and increases blood flow to the body. It also increases concentration as fibre and fat from avocados helps keep insulin levels steady.
Bananas are packed with the glucose that gives people energy to stay focused and perform better at work. They also are rich in carbohydrates that help you stay full for longer durations.
Breakfast is said to be the best and most important meal of the day and eggs are considered to be one of the most wholesome ways to gain nutrients and vitamins. Eggs contain omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin B both which enhance the brain’s capacity and performance.
Leafy vegetables might not be for everyone’s taste buds but they are packed with folate, vitamin B12 and B6 that are proven to help one’s overall brain health. They also help increase the overall blood circulation.
Oats are considered the best source of carbohydrates as they help stabilize your blood sugar levels. They are also packed with vitamins; magnesium, potassium and fibre that helps maintain a good nervous system.
Bonus advice: Avoid eating sweets, salty foods and packaged foods as they don’t benefit you in any way except getting you addicted to them and decreasing your productivity levels.
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