The Top 10 Foods for the Brain

 

You want to boost your focus? You want to improve your memory? Are peanuts really the ultimate brain food?

Check out the list below.

 

1 Avocados

Packed with the good kind of monounsaturated fat that our brains need as well as vitamin K, Folate, vitamin B and C.

2 Blueberries

High in antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin K and fiber. Eat every day to protect you brain from stress.

3 Dark Chocolate

Packed with Flavonols which have antioxidants and help improve blood flow to the brain. Pick quality that’s over 70% cacao.

4 Coconut Oil

This a like the highest level of fuel you can give your brain. It’s being used to treat patients with Alzheimer’s.

5 Broccoli

Keeps your memory sharp, broccoli is high in vitamin K, vitamin C, and Choline.

6 Rosemary

Carnosic Acid, one of the main ingredients in Rosemary, helps protect the brain from neurodegeneration.

7 Turmeric

An anti-inflammatory super-spice that also improves your brain’s oxygen intake.

8 Beets

High in antioxidants, beets is one of the most nutritious plants you can eat for your brain.

9 Celery

Celery contains high levels of antioxidants and Polysaccharides that act as natural anti-inflammatories for the brain.

10 Extra Virgin Olive Oil

This is truly a brain food, containing powerful antioxidants known as Polyphenols that can also reduce aging.

Learn more about these foods for the brain beyond peanuts from this very helpful video from Futusion.

 

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