Brain foods not only nourish your brain but also provide your body with the required nutrients. So the next time you have a presentation or an exam, munch on these to help you focus.

1. Eggs
Eggs are a great source of protein and amino acids and are great for your eyes. Moreover egg yolk helps regulate brain function and the nervous system. Have some eggs for breakfast and you are ready to go.

2. Avocado
Avocado increases blood circulation. It contains lots of protein, healthy fats and antioxidants which are vital for optimum brain function. Add some avocado slices in your salad or add them to your sandwich.

3. Salmon
Salmon is not only delicious but also healthy. The Omega-3 fatty acids in it benefit our skin and heart and also improve memory.

4. Chocolate
Who doesn’t love chocolates? It is yummy and also improves brain power. The polyphenols in chocolates increase blood flow to the brain and help protect against age-related memory loss. So go on, satisfy your sweet tooth!

5. Oatsn
Fibre present in oats keeps our brain sharper for long. Oats also contain protein to help you stay energised.

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