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Brain Fog, is a phenomenon that most of us are familiar with. It's the sensation of something being off. Whether that be your concentration on a task at hand, recall of a previous conversation, or a general feeling of head fatigue. For most of us it's an occasional occurrence, happening when we've eaten too large a meal or slept too little. Yet, there are some cases where brain Fog happens regularly, for this, a change in diet may be good.
First, check your eating habits. Are you ingesting more sugars than you are vegetables? Sleeping minimal amounts? Not exercising? These are all factors that can lead to a less-than-desired mindset. The quickest way to fix the issue, is to take small steps. Below we've gathered a few natural ways to help ease brain fog. Keep in mind, this doesn't substitute seeing a doctor if you have chronic symptoms.
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vegetables are full of good things that your body needs, but green vegetables, in particular, are high in vitamins, and minerals, like iron. They provide the body energy to carry on doing what it does best. In fact, Spinach contains Lutein, which is an important substance found in the brain. Eating better foods is one way to help kick-start better mood.
A traditional spice, Turmeric is popular for its myriads uses, and benefits. It's been used for thousands of years in traditional wellness practices like Ayurveda. In fact, its naturally occurring compound curcumin, is known for its proactive role in the body. While working inside is a plus, the kick this spice gives when eaten, is a sure way to open your mind up.
Rosemary Essential Oil
Speaking of powerful scents, rosemary essential oil is one aroma that can lift your spirits, and clear your mind. Diffuse some our Rosemary 100% Pure Essential Oil and enjoy the positive scent waft through your room.