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Acai Berries & Blueberries

Acai berries not only possess higher amounts of antioxidants than any other berry, they are also high in protein and contain essential fatty acids like omega-3s. Then there is the blueberry, or "brainberry," which helps to improve motor skills and learning capacity. Research has also shown that blueberries reduce the effects of Alzheimer's, dementia, and can actually reverse brain decline and improve memory. Cranberries, blackberries, raspberries, and strawberries are also high in brain-boosting benefits.

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August 29, 2014

Eating a colorful diet or fruits and veggies helps ensure your child is getting the nutrients he needs to keep his brain sharp while at school. Aim to pack three or more different colored foods in his lunch (or for snack) every day.

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