It is often said that food is good for the soul but it is also good for the brain. Here are some foods that when eaten will improve mental health.
Eat fish! This is one of the few ways one can get Essential Fatty Acid (EFAs) into the body. The most effective omega-3 fats occur naturally in oily fish as EPA and DHA. The main sources of oily fish include salmon, trout, mackerel, herring, sardines, pilchards, and kippers.
Low DHA levels have been linked to a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss.
The American Heart Association recommends 1 gram of EPA + DHA daily from fish oil if you have existing heart disease and 500 milligrams daily to prevent the disease. The ratio of EPA to DHA in fish oil varies.
5. Pumpkin seeds
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