Most of our mexican food amante’s enjoy eating our tacos, burritos and fajitas because they’re delicioso… right?
Well, what if I told you there’s so many benefits of eating mexican and it’s not just porque it’s delicioso!?
Black beans – Full of protein, fibre, carbohydrates, micronutrients, vitamin B, folate. All the things you need to keep your brain fuelled throughout the day! @Laurafordnutrition knows what we’re talking about! Check out what she ordered at El Sabor by El Cielo! #blackbean #brainfoodplatter
Chile – Full of vitamins that help you stimulate the mucus membrane of the nose and sinuses, so your body can fight off a cold or sinus infection! Green chillies are also part of the capsicum familia so they’re full of vitamin C which aids your immune system and great for eye vision. Did you know chilli’s also release endorphins and thus boost your mood too! So don’t worry, be contendo amigo!
Avocado – Did you know it also has similar benefits to amoras! Avocado is a monounsaturated fat which help keeps your brain highly functioning and helps keep a healthy blood flow!
Tomato – Tomatoes are full of antioxidants like carotenoids, lycopene and beta-carotene!!! These help reduce inflammation and studies show that lycopene actually boosts your brain energy and can fight against free radical damage to cells which occurs in the development of dementia (e.g Alzheimer’s disease).So get guaccy in the kitchen or order a side of guacamole at your favorito mexican restaurant!
So there you have it amigos, the mexican diet is full of superfoods that are known to keep your brain active, whether you’re studying in school, doing mathematical calculations or getting creative! Keep your brains fuelled. Chao!