Eat with an eye for brain health!

These foods lead the way and provide plenty of options no matter what kind of diet you follow:

  • Asparagus
  • Artichokes
  • Avocado
  • Bananas
  • Blueberries
  • Chicken
  • Cinnamon
  • Coconut oil
  • Cold water fish
  • Cucumbers
  • Dark chocolate
  • Dark leafy greens and cruciferous veggies such as broccoli, cabbage, kale, Brussels sprouts, spinach
  • Eggs
  • Flaxseed
  • Garlic
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lamb (good source of both niacin and B12)
  • Legumes such as beans and lentils
  • Nuts (walnuts, almonds, pecans, hazelnuts)
  • Oats
  • Olive oil
  • Onions
  • Peanuts 
  • Pistachios
  • Pomegranates
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Quinoa
  • Red berries
  • Sage
  • Sesame
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Turmeric
  • Winter squash and carrots
  • Yogurt

Let’s talk about coffee because I’m thinking you might be wondering if it should be on this list of brain healthy foods.

There are 5 proven brain benefits to drinking coffee:

1. Coffee (3 cups maximum) may slow the progress of Alzheimer’s.

2. Living longer. Women who drink coffee live longer. Studies show 13% longer.

3. Coffee reduces the symptoms of Parkinson’s.

4. Coffee may stave off dementia.

5. Coffee is one of the best sources of neuroprotective antioxidants.

Pro tip: Water is essential for brain and body health, so drink up!

Here’s an easy BRAIN Smoothie you can start your day with:

Blend water, green leafy veggies, blueberries, avocado, coconut oil, and raw cacao. Enjoy!

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