Focus foods — foods to help you concentrate

Focus foods — foods to help you concentrate

Did you know that the average human has an attention span as short as 8 seconds? Yes, you read that right. 8 seconds! That’s less than that of a goldfish! I mean, I knew my concentration could use some help, but 8 seconds sounds a bit ridiculous. Seriously, I’m impressed I get anything done at all.

Do you remember that very first sip of coffee? I bet you do. Wasn’t it magical? A healthy shot of caffeine boosts your focus and your mood.

You may not be aware of this, but coffee beans are not the only thing that can give your focus a boost. On our beautiful planet, numerous other foods grow that can help you to increase your focus. Here’s a short list of the focus royalty:

Blueberries

Blueberries are full of antioxidants. They help to protect your brain from free radicals. (Free radicals are molecules that can damage your body.) Blueberries help to grow the connection between neurons in your brain. This makes it easier for your brain to communicate signals. This, in turn, ensures a better focus.  

Dark chocolate

Chocolate is probably my favorite thing in the world. Like blueberries, it’s full of antioxidants. It also contains natural stimulants. Like coffee, it works as a stimulant to give you a burst of concentration. 

Fish oil    

The omega-3 fatty acids will do wonders for your brain. Getting enough omega-3 through your diet is essential because your body can’t produce these fatty acids itself. Science showed that it could even improve your brain function if you suffer from mild memory loss!

There’s nothing wrong with a cup of coffee in the morning every now and again. Why not try to get a head start on your day with some blueberry juice? It will not only give your focus a boost; it will also help your body to stay healthy.

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