Sunday, 4 May 2014

Brain-boosting foods

How does food boost your brain?

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“Some foods contain critical components for your brain cells,” says Holford. “For example, oily fish is rich in omega 3 fats or eggs which are full of phospholipids.

Literally half the dry weight of the brain is made from such essential fat-like molecules. Others foods may enhance the way the brain works, for instance, the folic acid in broccoli or the antioxidants in berries.”

So what are these miracle foods?

FISH

DARK CHOCOLATE

Fruit and vegetables (© Getty Images)

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

NUTS AND SEEDS

WHOLEGRAINS

Green tea (© Getty Images)

GREEN TEA

SUPPLEMENTS

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