CogniFit's Science blog: Keep You Sharp and Alert With Brain Fitness

Keep You Sharp and Alert With Brain Fitness

We all most likely realize the importance of exercising and keeping our bodies in the best possible shape. But did you know that it’s just as important to make certain that you strive for optimum brain fitness? Let’s discuss some ways which can help you to do so.

The first thing we need to keep in mind is to make certain that we are “feeding” our brains properly. The brain needs good nutrition just like any other part of our bodies. It also requires certain nutrients to enhance function.

So make certain that you eat properly. Stick with a healthy diet which consists of lots of fresh vegetables, fruits, lean meat and poultry, and low fat/sugar. Definitely avoid preservatives and additives.

Make sure to take essential nutrients and vitamins. Minerals and vitamins like C, D, E, and B complex are very important. The brain can definitely suffer and exhibit degraded performance when it lacks these essential vitamins.

In addition it’s very important to drink plenty of fluids. This helps to flush out impurities from our bodies. And this includes the brain.

Keep in mind that when you exercise your body, you are also helping to bring good, fresh oxygenated blood to the brain. This helps to enhance function and is very good for it. So get your body moving and get that heart rate up to help your brain.

And as much as exercise is very good for body, there are also exercises for the brain. After you have completed your CogniFit assessment, you will find a number of training tasks in our program to actively train your brain.

These tasks or drills challenge the brain to process information and think in different ways. The more the brain is used and challenged, the better it responds and more effective it is in the long run.

It is therefore very important to make certain that you are providing your brain with essential nutrients and feeding it right. And take advantage of the many drills and tasks you can take to challenge the brain and get it working.

When you do, neuroscience has shown that these fitness activities will really help your brain to function much more effectively. You should feel better and think better.