Delicious Fix SUPERCHARGES Brain Health
A poor diet doesn’t just add inches to your waistline…
It also harms your BRAIN and COGNITIVE FUNCTION.
Eating a healthy diet can counteract some of that damage. It IMPROVES cognitive issues, like memory and attention.
But don’t panic if your diet leaves a lot to be desired. Because I have good news for you today.
A recent study identified a tasty way to give your brain a BIG boost… with no major diet change necessary.
If you’re struggling to improve your diet but are concerned about your brain health (and who isn’t?!) I’ve got just the ticket: Chocolate.
Well, more specifically, cocoa.
For the new study, researchers recruited 573 older adult volunteers. The participants took a 500 mg cocoa supplement daily and underwent cognitive testing over two years.
Those folks who had decent diets to begin with didn’t see any big brain benefits.
However, the cocoa supplement DID significantly improve cognition in volunteers with poor–quality diets.
The results aren’t entirely a surprise. After all, this isn’t the first time cocoa flavanols have been shown to benefit cognitive performance and memory.
The boost is likely caused by increased cerebral blood flow along with a modest caffeine jolt.
Earlier research shows cocoa nutrients…
- enhance neural function,
- stimulate regeneration,
- protect brain cells,
- and potentially counteract neuronal injury.
Of course, cleaning up your diet is still the BEST approach. It has far-reaching health benefits well beyond brain health.
You’re not alone if sticking to healthy eating is a struggle. It’s a COMMON challenge.
But cocoa flavanols can offer much-needed brain support while you work on improving your diet.
You can try a supplement like the researchers used in the study. Or, most experts agree that a couple squares (one to two ounces) of 70 percent or darker DARK chocolate daily should do the trick.
P.S. Study REVEALS the BEST diet for your brain.
Chirag M. Vyas, et al., “Effect of cocoa extract supplementation on cognitive function: results from the clinic subcohort of the COSMOS trial,” 7 December 2023, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,
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