Ingredients to focus on
Banish brain fog and find your focus. When you need to perform with peak mental clarity, whether it’s in physical competition or in the office, what you eat can drive your ability to focus. Incorporate foods that help you stay switched on so you can perform at your optimum level with boosted clarity. Ingredients you’ll want to try will be packed with monounsaturated fat, Omega-3s including ALAs, Vitamin E, choline, sulforaphane, potassium and functional mushrooms like Lion’s Mane. Blood sugar stabilizing foods can help reduce cravings and keep you focused on what’s important.
Inflammation and oxidative stress are two major underlying causes of cognitive problems, including loss of memory, dementia and other age-
related mental disorders. Through a process of suppressing biological activity that degrades cellular integrity, acai pulp fractions seem to have protective effects over brain cells, which could have implications for improved cognitive and motor functions.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Eating a diet rich in EVOO is a great way to feel more satisfied after meals, prevent sugar cravings and overeating, along with brain fog. New research suggests EVOO can protect the brain against memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease as well.
Much like regular garlic, black garlic can have a powerful effect on brain health. Because it’s rich in antioxidants, it can alleviate inflammation and may aid in the prevention of cognitive conditions like dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.
A recent animal model published in Nutrients showed that aged garlic extract improved memory in cognitively impaired rats, plus helped decrease inflammation in the brain as well.
Charred Cauliflower, V GF
harissa tahini, medjool date, dill, mint, pistachio
Chopped Salad, VEG
medjool date, dried cranberry, jicama, organic apple, manchego, farro, marcona almond, champagne vinaigrette
Tuscan Kale Salad, VEG
organic kale, lemon, garlic, parmesan, breadcrumb
Teriyaki Quinoa Bowl, V GF
broccoli, rainbow carrot, bok choy, green bean, snap pea, mushroom, brown rice, avocado, toasted sesame
Vegan Double Cheeseburger, V
house-made with portobello, walnut, beet, kuzu, lettuce, pickled onion, organic tomato, vegan cheddar, vegenaise, flaxseed bun
Grilled Korean Steak*
sliced 100% grass-fed sirloin, forbidden rice, mushroom, bok choy, gochujang glaze, miso sesame vinaigrette, herbs
Flourless Chocolate Cake
caramel, almond, vanilla ice cream, cacao nib