Menu for the good functioning of the brain

For the brain to function properly you need to take care of it and keep it in shape.

If parallel we want to reduce some weight then “MIND” diet is the right choice for you.

Author of this diet is Dr. Martha Clare Morris, a professor at the “rush” in Chicago and it is a combination of seafood and diet which is recommended for people who have high blood pressure.

Among the biggest benefits of the diet, though despite the reduced weight is significantly reduced risk of high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack, and 53% less chance of occurrence of Alzheimer’s disease.

During the diet it is important to avoid unhealthy foods such as butter, margarine, cheese, red meat, sweets, fried or fast foods and instead look out every day to have 3 meals, but with a variety of healthy foods.

The menu let you be an example of how it should look choosing foods for a day:

Breakfast

Optional: 170g yogurt with blueberries 125g and 125g strawberries or 1 slice of bread from whole grains and half avocado.


Lunch

A sandwich of two slices of bread, 200g cooked chicken breast and a teaspoon of mustard.

250g salad of lettuce, cucumber 200g, 125g chopped tomatoes, a tablespoon of sunflower seeds and a teaspoon of olive oil.


Night

85g fish of your choice, topped with a little mustard.

125g rice, 125g courgettes and four asparagus.

Salad of arugula 125g, 125g spinach and a spoonful of vinegar and olive oil.

A glass of red wine.