When we think about nutrients and vitamins that are good for our brain, we tend to focus on omega-3s. But, we shouldn't overlook other vitamins and minerals that can help boost our brain power. One vitamin that has benefits for the brain is vitamin E. Below, we explore the benefits of vitamin E and foods high in vitamin E.
The best way to make sure you're getting your daily dose of vitamins is through a healthy and balanced diet. Below are foods that are high in vitamin E:
While a healthy, balanced diet rich in brain-boosting nutrients is important, it's key to remember that exercise, sleep and an overall healthy diet are all important to health and well-being. We all know that exercise can boost our mood (love those endorphins!), and it has been shown to improve cognitive functioning. Similarly, sleep is key to a healthy, functioning brain (sleep deprivation has been found to cause cognitive impairment similar to intoxication). In addition to a well-balanced diet, it's important to prioritize whole foods and limit processed foods.
With the growing popularity of CBD, there's a flood of products on the market. From topical lotions to oils, vapes and edibles, it can be hard to tell what is best and safe for you. Each method of taking CBD (or hemp extract) has its pros and cons. Read more for how you can take hemp extract and what you should be looking for to ensure safety in your CBD products.
When it comes to feeling whole, there’s nothing that quite compares to a holiday filled with friends and family that focuses on food. However, we believe that practicing “thanksgiving” is something that you should do year-round. Giving thanks on the regular goes far beyond developing better manners—it can have a profound impact on your social, emotional and even physical health.