1. Beet juice.
Beetroot juice is rich in choline. This trace element improves the functioning of the brain, increases the ability to concentrate and learn. In addition, this substance supports the functioning of synapses and parts of the brain responsible for mood, memory and muscle control. Also, beets have a high content of nitrites, which helps to get rid of stress and has a beneficial effect on the condition of the heart muscle. It is important to drink juice in small portions, as it greatly reduces blood pressure. Thus, when consuming juices, monitor the body’s reaction.
2. Apple juice.
Apple juice contains a large amount of mineral compounds – iron, magnesium, phosphorus. Thanks to the consumption of apple juice, a person can maintain clarity of thinking and intellectual abilities until old age. Such juice contains organic substances that prevent oxidative stress in brain cells.
The compounds contained in apple juice have a beneficial effect on the work of the cardiovascular system. Apple juice should be drunk in cases of vitamin deficiency, anemia, and post-infarction conditions. A healthy person is allowed to drink one liter of apple juice per day.
Cocoa is a drink that does not need any additives, including sugar and milk. Sugar and milk fat interfere with the action of flavonoids to stimulate blood circulation in the brain. Cocoa contains theobromine. It expands the vessels of the brain and improves blood circulation, thanks to which the brain begins to function better. In addition, if a person regularly drinks cocoa, theobromine protects him from age-related neurodegenerative changes that lead to dementia.
Kombucha is a fermented drink usually made from green or black tea and fruit or plants. Its main benefit is that beneficial bacteria called probiotics enter the intestines from it. Improving gut health can improve brain function through the gut-brain axis, a two-way communication between the gut and the brain.
5. Berry smoothies.
In order to maintain clarity of thinking, it is necessary to provide the brain with all necessary vitamins and minerals. Regular consumption of various smoothies will help your brain to be active and productive, improve sleep and the general condition of the whole body. Good sleep and rest will relieve depression and stress.
A smoothie, like any complete meal, should consist of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. The basis of any smoothie is fruit or berries, i.e. carbohydrates. To get satiety for a long time, you need to add sources of protein and fat to them (for example, nuts or seeds).
6. Pomegranate juice.
Pomegranate juice contains such a substance as urolithin A. It is a natural substance that affects the energy stations of the cell – mitochondria. As a result, energy production and cell renewal are stimulated. Do not forget that pomegranate juice has a very strong effect on blood vessels, in particular, it can lower blood pressure. Therefore, diluted pomegranate juice is recommended for people with high blood pressure.