It’s quite common to hear the benefits of exercise on the body; be it for weight loss, cardiovascular disease or otherwise. Yet, something that is often overlooked are the incredible benefits for your brain.
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food for thought
In yet another case of mums being right, it seems that her warning of “you are what you eat” as you shamelessly scoffed down that last slice of pizza actually has some strong scientific support. In fact,years of scientific evidence has shown that the foods that we eat can actually have substantial effects on our bodily and mental functions. So, what foods can help improve your mood and ward off depression and other mental health issues?
What is Choline?
Choline is a nutrient which is essential for the functioning of the human brain. It is a precursor of a chemical messenger acetylcholine which is important for functions of the brain involved in memory activities, and cognitive function. Choline is also needed for signalling between cell membranes. Although, it is estimated that most of the population consume less than the recommended daily intake of choline, those at the greatest risk of choline deficiency include vegetarians, vegans and endurance athletes. So a good intake is essential, because a healthy mind leads to a healthy life.