Monday, August 24, 2009

20 Foods for Brain Power

EcoSalon has the top 20 foods to "supercharge" your brain.

Simply put, your brain likes to eat. And it likes powerful fuel: quality fats, antioxidants, and small, steady amounts of the best carbs.

On a deadline? Need to rally? Avoid the soda, vending machine snacks and tempting Starbucks pastries and go for these powerful brain boosters instead. The path to a bigger, better brain is loaded with Omega-3 fats, antioxidants, and fiber. Give your brain a kick start: eat the following foods on a daily or weekly basis for results you will notice.

1. Avocado
2. Blueberries
3. Wild Salmon
4. Nuts
5. Seeds
6. Coffee
7. Oatmeal
8. Beans
9. Pomegranate
10 Brown Rice
11. Tea
12. Chocolate
13. Oyster
14. Olive Oil
15. Tuna
16. Garlic
17. Eggs
18. Green Leafy Vegetables
19. Tomatoes
20. Cacao nibs
On the other side, here are "things that drain your brain"
Corn Syrup and Sugar
A High Carbohydrate Lunch

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