Seniors know that drinking plenty of water is essential to good health. Other nutritional beverages not only add to your body’s health but to your cognitive health. There are several great choices when you’re thirsty!
Drinks that nourish your brain and increase energy offer two benefits in one delicious glass. One of the best ways to start your day is with a colorful mixture of green juice. Combine fresh greens like spinach or cucumber with fresh herbs like basil or lemongrass. The recipe is easy because you can throw in whatever is in the refrigerator. Green juice is packed with chlorophyll, which detoxifies and oxygenates the blood and lowers inflammation. You’ll be bounding out the door before you finish.
Turmeric contains the antioxidant curcumin that improves brain function. A tumeric latte offers an excellent pick-me-up while helping to ward off health conditions like Alzheimer’s and arthritis. Oolong Tea offers a soothing beverage to relax, and regular consumption can protect one’s brain against cell damage caused by free radicals, leading to potential neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s.
Read HERE for recipes and other drinks that will help improve your brain function. When water doesn’t sound tasty, there are alternatives galore!