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