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The Best Brain Foods

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Do your brain a favor and feed it foods packed with nutrients to keep it healthy and fit. Decrease your chance of disease while improving your mood, thinking, and mental skills with these brain-boosting super foods. Source: WebMD

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Colorful Fruits and Vegetables


Fruits and vegetables are a no-brainer brain food. The more colorful the produce, the better it is for your body. Here are some vegetable super foods and how they are great for your noggin:

  • Spinach improves learning capacity and motor skills while slowing down age-related brain function.
  • Eggplant skin contains a nutrient called nasunin, which improves focus.
  • Red cabbage contains the antioxidant polyphenol, which can reduce brain cell damage, and is helpful in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
  • Broccoli is a great source of vitamin K, which helps enhance cognitive function.
  • Tomatoes contain the antioxidant lycopene, which helps protect against free-radical damage to cells.
  • Avocadoes contain mono-unsaturated fat, a good fat that contributes to healthy blood flow.

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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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