Our Services Diet and nutrition Diet and Nutrition A healthy diet during the recovery of brain injury is important and highly beneficial. Research has shown that deficiencies in nutrients can disrupt normal brain function. When someone sustains a brain injury, it is necessary to eat enough to help the brain function efficient. Nutritional tips for head injuries: Eat little and often Keep small bags of healthy snacks with you Make sure you eat a healthy and balanced diet with a combination of protein, healthy fats, oils and carbohydrates. Eat moderately If your body signals aren't working well, set a timer so you remember when to eat Try to eat around the same time every day Vitamins and Supplements It may be needed to boost and complement your nutritional intake by taking some of the following supplements: Bio-pycnogenol - A powerful natural anti-oxidant Bio-E-Vitamin Bio-C-Vitamin Bio-Marine Plus Bio-Selenium Bio-Quinone B-Slenda Bio-Glucosamine StatiQinon Omega 7 It is important that supplements are to be used with a healthy diet and cannot replace eat well. Foods to avoid Try to avoid the following foods and drink if possible: Alcohol Caffeine Salty foods Excessive sweets and candy Further Information For more information about any of our supplements or general advice on diet and nutrition please get in touch with our team by email on [email protected] or call the office on 0161 707 6441.