We're nearing the end of the alphabet, but that doesn't mean there aren't more delicious and brain-boosting foods left to cover. If you've been following PayPath's mind-boosting foods series, where you last learned about the benefits of pumpkin seeds, quinoa, and rosemary, then you've come to understand how food fuels more than just the body, it also makes a difference in the brain's functions and health.
Keep on enjoying all the nutritious goodness covered so far, like avocados, mackerel, and lentils, and get your belly and brain ready for even more foods that have proven to boost productivity, sharpness, memory, and overall success in the workplace and everywhere else!
Salmon is a versatile fish that's readily available nearly anywhere canned, and is also found fresh or frozen in supermarkets nationwide nearly any time of year.
According to mindbodygreen, "Salmon is a terrific natural source of the omega-3 oil DHA. DHA plays a pivotal role in maintaining the health of brain cells and actually helps to stimulate the growth of brain cells in the brain's memory center."
And salmon is terrific for kids too. Get them started early with eating well and keeping focused. As per Dr. Axe, "If you have kids, feeding them salmon can help prevent ADHD."
Go ahead and enjoy smoked salmon or lox and cream cheese on a whole wheat bagel or toast for breakfast, a salmon salad sandwich for lunch, or grilled salmon and steamed veggies for dinner. Packed with protein and chock-full of nutrition, you'll swim through your day well-fed from head to toe.
Spice up your life and your brainpower with the unique and tempting taste of the spice turmeric added to your favorite dishes. According to Dr. Axe, "Turmeric is an ancient root that's been used for its healing properties throughout history. (It) improves your brain's oxygen intake, keeping you alert and able to process information." Additionally, studies have showed that the spice may have anti-inflammatory affects for those afflicted with Alzheimer's disease.
You've probably already enjoyed the taste of turmeric in curry-based dishes and Indian foods. Kitchn suggests using the spice at home with eggs, veggies, rice, soups, smoothies, teas, and anything else you want to kick up a notch.
Udon noodles are wheat-based, chewy-textured noodles often found in Asian dishes. Along with their great taste and versatility, these noodles are beneficial to the noggin too.
According to Dr. Axe, "Eating complex carbohydrates like whole grain udon noodles is actually a recommended and helpful dietary recommendation for stress management." In addition, "Thiamine is especially high in whole grain udon noodles, which is considered to be an "anti-stress" vitamin."
Heat up a piping hot bowl of soup and toss in plenty of udon. Slurp your way towards a stress-free way of life and do so deliciously. Want more? Here are the V, W, and X (yes, X) foods to chow down on!
Stay tuned as we finish up our A - Zs of mindful eating!
As labor market demands continue changing, redesigned job skills are working their way to the top of employers' desired skill sets for employees.
With nearly 14 million Americans currently looking for work, giving your resume an update has never sounded better! We have cultivated a list of the most coveted and in-demand job skills you should focus on developing as you prepare for a changing COVID influenced world.
Employers look for employees who possess both hard and soft skills. Hard skills are those that involve technical knowledge, while soft skills deal with personality traits.
What is Robinhood?
The Robinhood app debuted in 2013 as a first-of-its-kind revolutionizing free investment platform. Much like the 700-year-old story of the hero to the people, Robin Hood, FinTech entrepreneurs Vladimir Tenev and Baiju Bhatt created the platform in order to make stock trading easily accessible to the general public and not just the wealthy.
The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) surveyed young adults in 2017 and asked them what high school level course would benefit their lives the most.
The majority responded that money management was the course that would be most beneficial.
With personal debt is at its highest record and COVID-19 threatening to have the hardest economic effects on youth, understanding money and finances is an important life lesson that should be taught to children at a young age.
The following is a list of the best financial literacy lessons and tips to teach children throughout different life stages.