The Brain Diet 10 Foods to Increase Cognitive Health


Fatty Fish: Fatty fish like salmon, trout, and sardines are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, particularly EPA and DHA, which are essential for brain health and cognitive function.


Blueberries: Blueberries are packed with antioxidants, particularly flavonoids, which have been shown to improve memory and cognitive function.


Broccoli: Broccoli is a nutrient-dense vegetable rich in antioxidants, including vitamin C and flavonoids. It also contains compounds called glucosinolates.


Nuts and Seeds: Nuts and seeds, such as walnuts, almonds, flaxseeds, and chia seeds, are excellent sources of healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.


Dark Chocolate: Dark chocolate with a high cocoa content (70% or higher) is rich in flavonoids, particularly flavonols, which have been shown to improve cognitive function.


Turmeric: Turmeric contains a compound called curcumin, which has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Curcumin has been studied for its potential.


Leafy Greens: Leafy greens such as spinach, kale, and Swiss chard are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, including vitamin K, folate, and lutein.


Berries: In addition to blueberries, other berries like strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries are rich in antioxidants and flavonoids that have been linked to improved.


Avocado: Avocados are a great source of monounsaturated fats, which support healthy blood flow and help maintain optimal brain function.


Whole Grains: Whole grains like oats, quinoa, brown rice, and whole wheat are rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals that support overall health, including brain health.

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