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06 February 2013

Junk food drains the brain

Difficulty concentrating? It may be your diet.

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 If you're living on junk food such as pizzas, chips and doughnuts, your waistline may be expanding, but your body could be starved of vitamins and minerals, causing concentration problems.

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Eat healthy foods such as fruit and vegetables (citrus, kiwi, broccoli, apples bananas, potatoes), fish and grains. Fish provides the body with omega-3-fatty-acids, which are believed to increase concentration abilities. Grains provide carbohydrates, which provides energy for both the brain and the body.

 
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