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The Best Foods for Better Brain Function

If you want to boost your brain health, go nuts! Most nuts and seeds supply high amounts of B group vitamins and antioxidants that support essential brain functions, and research indicates they can even help lower your risk for Alzheimer's disease. Eat these unsalted nuts and seeds to give your brain the nutrition it needs:

  • Walnuts
  • Cashews
  • Almonds
  • Pecans
  • Hazelnuts
  • Peanuts
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Flax Seeds
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Nuts and seeds are also loaded with beneficial fats and proteins and stress-fighting antioxidants and minerals like magnesium. When you want to diversify your diet, these are other great foods for brain health:

  • Wild Salmon
  • Tuna
  • Oysters
  • Eggs
  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Tomatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Purple Cabbage
  • Garlic
  • Beets
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Purple Grapes
  • Blueberries
  • Pomegranates
  • Avocados
  • Oatmeal
  • Brown Rice
  • Black Beans
  • Soybeans
  • Lentils
  • Split Peas
  • Coffee
  • Green Tea
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Red Wine
  • Olive Oil
  • Almond Butter

Eating well will spike your brain activity, help you study better, remember things easier, and improve your brain's overall functioning.