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Put these foods together and you may just be functioning twice as well as you were before.
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Food combinations that increase brain power
Nutritional workouts for your brain power are best served as a traditional English afternoon cuppa.
Drinking a single cup of tea each day reduces your risk age-related cognitive impairment by a staggering 50%, found a paper at the University of Singapore. The best food? Anything that contains blueberries.
A cup of tea
sipping tea cuts your risk of non-cardiovascular mortality by 24% found a paper in the European Society of Cardiology
Regularly indulging in these berries can actually help you see in the dark, found a paper by the American Chemical society
= IMPROVED BRAIN POWER
Supplement stack for better heart health
Such a powerful elixir that it can prevent heart attacks in bypass patients. Source: American Journal of Cardiology
Flavanols from cocoa tackle cholesterol and improve blood flow; these do it without all the calories.
Better heart health
The 400mg of dark chocolate you need daily to make a difference has almost 2500 calories, so these pills do it better
Perfect your pump with these foods
Using nitrate-rich vegetables like beetroots, lettuce, green beans and spinach in your salad, then drizzling olive oil on top acts as a catalyst to release blood vessel-dilating nitro fatty acids, found the Kings College London. More blood to your muscles looks visually appealing but also carries nutrients to fuel gains.
Green leaf/beetroot salad
100g of mixed salad made from rocket lettuce, spinach and beetroots, provides roughly all of the recommended 260mg daily of nitrates
1 tbsp provides 25% of your RDI of heart disease lowering unsaturated fats
The sickest gym pumps
Lowers blood pressure and increases nitric oxide in the body.
Supplement stack for better bone health
Omega 3 Fish Oils
Consuming 2-3 grams of fish oils (high in EPA and DHA) had 59% of arthritis sufferers come off anti-inflammation medication in four weeks.
66% of those in a study by the Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology reported that they had less joint pain and stiffness with 5g daily.
Joint + Bone Boost
Stiff and inflamed joints can keep you out of the gym. Stay training into old age by keeping your joints intact, and bones strong.
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