Eat Your Way to Brain Health

By on July 30, 2014

A Quick Guide to Brain Healthy Foods

Brain Healthy Eating

While not meant to be an all-inclusive list, research shows including a daily serving from each of the following 5 categories will fortify your brain with the nutrients it needs for good brain health.

 

1) Healthy Fats and Oils – Nature’s brain lubricants

  • Salmon, Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements
  • Avocados
  • Walnuts, Almonds, Cashews, Peanuts
  • Sunflower seeds, Sesame seeds

2) Leafy Greens – Brain essential antioxidant, vitamin and mineral support

  • Spinach, Broccoli, Kale

3) Superfruits- Antioxidant protection from brain-damaging free radicals

  • Blueberries, Pomegranate, Acai berries

4) Probiotics – Healthy gut, healthy brain

  • Yogurt, Pickles, Sauerkraut

5) Other Brain Healthy Foods

  • Tomatoes, Red Beans, Green Tea, Coffee

Additional Resources and Food Choices

Web MD

Prevention

Medical News Today

Good Food

Alzheimer’s Association

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