Cognitive

Do perform your best?

Just like an athlete trains hard, rests hard and eats smart, your also need the plan to maximize your intellectual potential. 

 Cellular and intracellular function is key to cognitive performance. Some may think energy drinks and caffeine are the ultimate answer. These can influence your brain's performance and in acute cases, can improve performance. Over the long run, the constant rise and crash of energy creates a problematic loop of highs and lows.  There is much more to brain health than you may realize. 

Basics of brain function:

  • Maintaining a constant level of blood glucose by eating low gycemic load foods 
  • Avoid allergens 
  • Regular physical activity through out the day
  • No caffeine after lunch, at most, stick to 1 cup caffinated tea or coffee in the morning.
  • 7-10 hours of uninterrupted sleep
  • Breathe from your belly (not your chest)
  • At least 20 mins of fresh air/ outdoor activity per day
  • Limit alcohol to 1 glass per day for women and 2 for men, if any at all.

 

As we are all individual, further cognitive tuning is available for you.  Ask Laura how you might be able to maximize your brain cell function.