Beverages & Writers
Isn’t it great to drink your favourite beverages while writing? For most writers, it’s just a natural creative process.
But did you know? Depending on your choice of beverages, you can help your brain work smarter! While most people know about the importance of proper diet, just a few of us pay attention to beverages we drink.
Choosing the right beverages can be key to better writing.Here’s the list of drinks which require only 15 minutes away from getting it to absorbing essential vitamins and minerals to increase your brainpower:
Your brain needs the right amount of hydration to work correctly. Drinking water and brain functions are linked. When your body is dehydrated, your memory loses its agility. An adequate daily fluid consumption has a positive effect on your body and boosts brainpower.
2) Mango juice
It contains magnesium, vitamins B1 and B12, iron that have a positive effect on brain power. Moreover, this fruit affects your mood and uplifts it which means you can think positively and work better.
3) Lemon juice
Rich in vitamin C, it acts as an antioxidant that protects the brain against oxidative stress. Lemon juice contains potassium that helps the brain and nerve cells, improves concentration, memory and calms the mind.
4) Carrot juice
As a source of beta-carotene, carrot juice can boost brain power. Plus, it contains potassium which encourages normal functioning of the brain, and therefore prevent stroke.
5) Green tea
It helps you stay simultaneously calm and focused due to unique compounds, EGCG, caffeine, and L-theanine. Thus, the brain works better and you stay productive.
6) Sage tea
The leaves of sage are well-known for their antioxidative properties. It’s good for increasing brainpower as consuming sage leads to better brain functioning and boosting memory recall.
7) Rosemary tea
A cup of rosemary tea can help to soothe anxiety, promote cognitive functions and acts as an antioxidant which also leads to brain health improvement.
As a natural energy drink, coffee is a stimulant that contains caffeine and helps to stay focused, productive, and alert. When it hits the brain, it suppresses a neurotransmitter called adenosine, and it influences attention, alertness, and sleep.
It is not just a tasty drink but a source of vitamins, too. It includes flavonols which means enhancing attention and boosting memory.
For writers, brain power a.k.a. the ability to perform or act effectively matters. Your creativity and productivity depend on your mental health, so it’s important to improve your brain power.Once you can boost creativity, you can dream up the stories that make compelling novels. And the faster you do it, the better!
It’s not a secret: a balanced healthy diet helps to stay focused and productive. The right beverages can help you improve your brain power, so get drinking the good stuff!
BIO: Hugh Beaulac is a content manager behind MC2 blog who also writes for various websites. As he tries to keep a work-life balance, Hugh is interested in tips on productivity and creativity boost. Follow him on Twitter to get in touch.