Foods to Boost Your Brainpower | Dr. Phil
Liz Vaccariello, editor-in-chief of Prevention magazine, shares the foods you should eat to boost your brainpower. Fish Fatty fish, like sardines, tuna and wild salmon, contain Omega-3 fatty acids that brains need. Eating fish can help keep your mind in top form and lower your risk of dementia. If you don't like fish, you can take fish oil supplements. Green, Leafy Vegetables These veggies, along with vegetables like cauliflower and broccoli in particular, contain antioxidants. A Harvard study found that if you eat these, they lowered your brain age one to two years. Avocados, Olive Oil, Nuts and Seeds These are full of vitamin E, which is an antioxidant. A diet rich in these foods can lower your risk of Alzheimer's disease 67 percent, because of the vitamin E. Dark Chocolate Dark chocolate contains flavonoids, another powerful class of antioxidants. Dark chocolate should be consumed in moderation " about one ounce a day. "It's going to be wonderful for your brain health and