July 12, 2010

The list

Chocolate: The main antioxidant found in cocoa, flavonois, is said to help increase blood flow to the brain.
Fish: Omega-3 fatty acids are good for your neurons and provide oxygen to the brain.
Leafy green vegetables: Vitamins B6 and B12 and folate might protect against forgetfulness.
Nuts and seeds: Good source of Omega-3 as well as Omega-6 fatty acids, vitamins E and B6
Berries: Great source of brain-protecting antioxidants
Curry: The main ingredient in curry powder, curcumin, is a powerful antioxidant.
Eggs: Good source for vitamin B12, which combats brain shrinkage, and choline, a building block of brain cells.
Tea: The green or black variety offer catechins, substances said to keep minds sharp and fresh.
Whole grains: Yet another fine source of nutrients that increase blood flow to the brain
Oysters: Rich in zinc and iron, which help the brain stay focused and able to retain information