7 Brain Boosting Foods to Eat More Often

More useful info on keeping our brains intact along with our bodies.



Our Better Health

Patricia Jurek, RD, MBA     May 3, 2016

For decades, scientists have viewed food as fuel, but the latest research suggests what you eat impacts your brain, too. In fact, study after study suggests adding certain foods to your plate can sharpen your mind, build new brain cells and may even help you remember where you left your keys.

With that in mind (pun intended), researchers at Rush University in Chicago developed the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet, which is basically a combination of the DASH diet and Mediterranean diet. The main difference: MIND stresses the importance of brain-boosting power foods, including nuts, berries and fatty fish. And research shows it’s remarkably effective.

According to the study published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia, seniors who closely followed the MIND diet slashed their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by a whopping 53 percent. Even those who only did a…

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4 responses to “7 Brain Boosting Foods to Eat More Often

  1. This is very important information. Glad you shared this with our community. Thank you for caring!

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  2. As a fitness and nutrition professional, I have always lived by Jack LaLanes famous words, if you cant pronounce it, dont eat it. I wont eat anything in a package and most is all raw or fresh. I make it all myself and did that my whole life and for my children. I did grab some naughty things along the way and never felt like that was a good idea after. I have learned to make what seems naughty surprise people that you can have all you want and love it and it will love you too.

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