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Does food have an impact on our brains?

Most of the weight of your dehydrated brain would come from fats also known as lipids.

In the remaining brain matter, you will find proteins and amino acids, traces of micronutrients and glucose.

Each component have a distinct impact on functioning, development, mood, and energy.

The fats in our brain are omega 3 and 6, these essential fatty acids have been linked preventing the degenerative brain condition and it must come from our diet.

Eating rich omega food like walnuts, flax seeds, hemp seeds..

Omega 3 play an important role in the functioning of the brain, the retina, the fluidity of blood and the arrest of inflammation.

Omega 6 are important for children's growth, blood clotting and skin impermeability.

During meals, eating lipids can absorb certain nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin D and vitamin E.

They are crucial to the creation and

maintenance of cell membrane, while Omega are good fat for your brain, the long consumption of trans- and saturated fat may compromise brain health.

Meanwhile protein and amino acids the building block of nutrient of growth and development manipulate how we feel and behave.

To function adequately, the central nervous system (CNS) requires a number of amino acids found in protein foods. Amino acids such as tryptophan, tyrosine, histidine, and arginine are used by the brain for the synthesis of various neurotransmitters and neuromodulators (Betz et al., 1994).

The complex combination of compounds in food can stimulate brain cells to release mood altering norepinephrine, dopamine and serotonin.

The antioxidant in fruit and vegetables strenghten the brain cells to fight against free radical which are destroying your brain cells, enabling your brain to work well for a long period of time.

Trace of mineral like Iron,Copper,Zinc, and sodium are fundamental to brain health and early cognitive development.

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