Could you please let me know if any foods available to keep our brain active and alert always.

Sometimes I loss the common sense also to think on few things. For example pronouncing a word that I already know in wrong way. I also forget regular things like locking doors, turning off lights etc. very poor listening skills. I think the common problem for all these is because of low functionality of my brain.

Is there any way to improve my brain usage. Thanks in advance.

I am a vegeterian

  • It is not possible to be always happy for me. My work involves analytical thinking. I need to think a lot in different ways until I get the solutions within the given time limit in my job. May be this is the cause for these mistakes, but I can't avoid my job. – user2225190 Apr 19 '17 at 16:50
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    More likely this isn't a nutritional thing. Thinking you can solve these types of problems by simply eating something else is often looking for an easy way out that's doomed to be ineffective. Not that nutrition isn't important, but other things to add: Hobbies, physical activity, mental activity (puzzles, etc), reading, social interaction, therapy, rest, structure, and avoid things that have sort of been bringing brain functions down as a society over the past decade; avoid getting sucked in to the mindless quick-reward mobile games, for example, look for more challenging games. Etc. – Jason C Apr 19 '17 at 20:21
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    (It's sort of like how people like to pretend that switching to diet soda is that magic solution to physical health that they've been missing all this time.) PS on the mobile game front I suppose there's stuff like Lumosity (YMMV). And of course the possibility that this is just not one of your strong points, which is fine, so you'll have to find ways to accept / work around it. – Jason C Apr 19 '17 at 20:23
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    It has been proven that physical exercise is better than solving crossword puzzles, chess riddles and alike. Just in case you want to keep your brain active in general. – Narusan Apr 20 '17 at 20:50

For activity you need energy, try eating foods that contain polysaccharides. That's what athletes eat before triathlon. Reference : https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbohydrate

Monosaccharides help for short time energy boost although they can turn into fats if not used.

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