5 Foods to Supercharge Your Brain

5 Foods to Supercharge Your Brain

While you should strive for a varied, well balanced diet to get a wide range of nutrients, these foods are worthy of incorporating in to your diet frequently for their brain health benefits.

Blueberries help protect the brain from oxidative stress. Try a cup of fresh or frozen blueberries daily.

Wild salmon, and other oily fish like sardines and herring, are rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids which are necessary for brain function. Eat a 4 ounce serving two to three times a week.

Nuts and seeds offer good sources of vitamin E, which may provide some protection against age-related cognitive decline. Eat one ounce of nuts, seeds or nut butters per day.

Avocados contain monounsaturated fat aiding in healthy blood flow, which means a healthier brain. Eat ¼ to ½ avocado daily.

Whole grains such as oatmeal, whole grain breads and brown rice also contribute to cardiovascular health, including good blood flow to the brain.

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