Ever wondered why your dream project remains to be— a dream project? You might say that you had no time for it.
But if you scheduled 1 hour a day for it to be done, it wouldn’t have been so elusive! In spite of technology at making our lives easier, our lives have gotten even busier.
The average time for a recently distracted person to get back in a task is 23 minutes and 15 seconds according to Gloria Mark’s paper The Cost of Interrupted Work.
So those 10-minute scanning your Facebook or Instagram feeds cost you really an average of at least 33 minutes!
In today’s Digital Age, where our whole world of options open up to individuals at the click of a PC or mobile phone, having solid concentration has become tougher and tougher. Entrepreneur and best-selling author, Robin Sharma praise those with focus. Focused attention is a rare trait. Staying focused coupled with a burning ambition to get things done make’s one indispensable.
“Focus is more valuable than intelligence.” – Robin Sharma
But with the right brain nutrition, we can boost our laser-beam focus daily! And fueling up with a diet rich of colorful fruits and vegetables will turbo-charge your brain’s power.
Yes! There’s compelling evidence that the beans, greens, potatoes, and tomatoes you’ve been rapping about can boost your concentration. According to Emiko Amaeda’s The Effects Of Green Smoothie Consumption, various plant-based foods contain these essential nutrients:
1. high fiber content,
4. unsaturated fats,
5. plant protein,
8. flavonols, and
9. high water content.
So nutritious and delicious too!
This combination of nutrients make a harmonious effect that resolve their health protective qualities. For example, minerals like iron help red-blood cells deliver oxygen to the brain. Focusing on brain power, the nutritional content of fruits and vegetables help you think, remember, and retain knowledge better.
The easiest way I like to have my fruits and vegetables on-the-go is to blend them into a smoothie! Smoothies are enjoyable to drink and smooth for your digestion too!
Yes, blended plant-based food is easier to break down in your system and you get the energy boost you need in minutes! I find it convenient to blend and drink my breakfast to start my day since it saves time.
Mixing and matching fruits in smoothies are not only fun, but they can make any smoothie unique! Adding extras like milk, cinnamon, peanut butter, and coconut oil get you to customize the right smoothie for your fitness goals and taste.
So before you face a day filled with tasks and interruptions, wake up to this smoothie by nutritionist Scott Baptie. Blend a handful of spinach, an apple, a handful of blueberries, flax seeds, grapefruit, and a cup of water. Its ingredients have all the essential goodness to boost your focus on what truly matters to you, whether it’s for work or training.
Experiment and see how the effects of better focus from fruit or veggie smoothies can make you more productive and achieve real results every single day! 🙂