These 10 spices boost brain power

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Some people believe that spices are bad for your health. Such people just don’t know what they are missing. Besides spices making food tastier, quite a number of them have health benefits since they come from natural plants. Today we take a look at those spices that help boost brain power.

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#A study that combined ginger with ginkgo biloba suggested that ginger can make you smarter. Ginger root extract may also be helpful in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and migraines.

#Turmeric has the chemical curcumin that gives it its characteristic yellow colour. Curcumin activates a key antioxidant enzyme which helps reduce plaque in the brain thought to be responsible for Alzheimer’s disease.

#Garlic promotes better blood flow to the brain and “awaken” killed brain cancer cells.

#Thyme has been found to increase the amount of DHA “” an essential fatty acid “” in the brain.

#Sage is known to contain anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It is said to contain compounds similar to those used to contain Alzheimer’s disease.

#A study reported that Rosemary helps diminish cognitive decline in people with dementia.

#The aroma of cinnamon boosts your brain power. Cinnamon enhances memory, recognition, attention and recognition and visual motor speed.

#Dried oregano has 30 times the brain-healing antioxidant power of raw blueberries, 46 times more than apples, and 56 times as much as strawberries, making it one of the most powerful brain cell protectors ever.

#Saffron is said to help fight depression and also to improve memory. It is said when taken in the right amounts , it has the same effects as Prozac  used to treat mild depression.

#Basil is a potent antioxidant which improves blood flow to the heart and brain and has anti-inflammatory properties that offer protection from Alzheimer’s disease.

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MAUREEN OJUNGA

Maureen Ojunga is the newest Health enthusiast in town. She is also a gadget freak and a lover of all things WINE! Besides being a lover of life, she enjoys writing Relationships and Sex pieces and is also an Interior design junkie.

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