Boosting Brain Health with Nutreat Pro40
Optimising brain health is an important consideration, never more so than in the current environment and Nutreat Pro40 nutritional supplement powder can assist with supporting this.
Food fuels our brain and following a healthy eating pattern is linked with improved stress management, better-quality sleep, increased concentration levels and improved mental wellbeing in general.
Our brain requires energy, accounting for around 20% of our total daily requirement.
All nutrients play a role in brain health and function including vitamins and minerals, carbohydrates, proteins, healthy fats and fibre.
Eating high-quality foods that contain lots of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants nourishes the brain and protects it from oxidative stress (free radicals), produced when the body uses oxygen which can damage cells.
Unfortunately eating poor-quality foods including highly processed or refined foods can be harmful to the brain by worsening the body’s regulation of insulin and promoting inflammation and oxidative stress.
Carbohydrates are essential for your brain to work. Research has shown that eating a diet that includes carbohydrates can increase the amount of serotonin that the brain produces.
This is a “feel good” hormone that affects mood, sleep and appetite as well as memory and learning.
Nutreat Pro 40 is a source of complete protein and carbohydrates
Protein provides the building blocks for many ‘feel-good’ chemicals in your brain that boost mood and alertness e.g. serotonin, dopamine and acetylcholine. Tryptophan is an important essential amino-acid (cannot be made by the body) involved in the production of Serotonin and acts as a natural sedative that can support sleep.
One serve of Nutreat Pro40 (40 grams or 1/3 metric cup) provides 16 grams of protein
Low levels of vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids can affect mental health, with some symptoms associated with particular nutritional deficiencies. For example, links have been demonstrated between low levels of certain B-vitamins and symptoms of schizophrenia, low levels of the mineral zinc and eating disorders, and low levels of omega-3 oils and depression. Several studies have also reported an association between a diet high in refined sugars and impaired brain function, including a worsening of symptoms in mood disorders, such as depression.