Posts tagged brain health
A Diet That's All About Brain Food

The Mediterranean diet has long been touted for its ability to help fight disease, including age-related disease, and maintain good health. It's called Mediterranean precisely because it stems from that region of the world where the foods that comprise this diet are prevalent.

Nuts, olives, fish--foods high in good fats and nutrients are central to this diet and aid in longevity, immunity and brain health. It makes sense with all of the different types of diets that are written about, there would also be one that specifically targets this Mediterranean diet.

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Good Fats Are Brain Food

When you settle into work or the library for an all nighter, the speediest way to increase your brain power for focus and endurance is through cacao. Daily consumption of flavanols has been proven to improve memory and thinking skills

Most chocolate on grocery store shelves is highly processed chocolate and rich in saturated fats  reducing cacao to pure sugar which does little to support the natural benefits of cacao. 

The chocolate makers in the Treatmo marketplace are conscientious about the chocolate they produce. The makers often source from local farms or use zero animal products and craft raw cacao or bean-to-bar chocolate like Chocolate Hollow. Others use superfood ingredients with the intention of packing more into every bite.

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