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.
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 & 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
It is important that supplements are to be used with a healthy diet and cannot replace eating well.
Foods to avoid
Try to avoid the following foods and drink if possible: