12 Healthy Foods That Improve Your IQ

1. Salmon

Salmon is the ultimate superfood. It is one of the richest sources of the omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA, which have incredible health benefits

2. Fermented foods

The best foods for your brain are those that are high in good Probiotic Bacteria. Fermented foods like kimchi, sauerkraut, kefir & miso are great options

3. Colorful Fruits and Vegetables

Fill your plate with colorful fruits and vegetables at each meal.The color of different fruits and vegetables signifies their antioxidant content.

4. Chocolate

Aside from the energy, and endorphins or happiness you gain from eating chocolate, it also improves your learning and memory," says Jason Hughes, nutritionist and CEO of Vegan Liftz.

5. Turmeric

Turmeric is also been praised for positively affecting molecules in the brain that support cognitive function."

6. Seafood

"Eating a variety of seafood 2 to 3 times each week may help reduce the risk of heart disease and boost brain health in adults, children, and developing babies," says Kleiner.

7. Matcha Green Tea

"Matcha green tea is highly concentrated in bioactive compounds that have been linked to a number of health benefits, including memory, and alertness

8. Chickpeas

"Chickpeas have a wide variety of nutrients that are beneficial for brain health," says Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, and partner with Banza.

9. Vitamin C Rich Foods

"Vitamin C-rich foods like orange juice and strawberries can help support brain health since maintaining healthy vitamin C can have a protective effect against cognitive decline

10. Leafy Greens

They are so high in vitamin K and folate. These vitamins have been shown to prevent Alzheimer's Disease and slow cognitive decline

11. Coffee and Tea

"Caffeine can boost your memory, alertness, and cognitive function, and has been shown to help improve test scores and increase your ability to concentrate during tasks

12. The Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean diet is a great diet to follow for brain since it is anti-inflammatory and proven to promote longevity and reduce the risk of disease, which adds Alzheimer's

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