Brain Health Foods

According to chapter 4 of the book The Brain Trust Program:, some brain healthy foods are …

  • Fish and Seafood with omega-3 such as salmon, tuna, mackerel, herring, trout, sardines, and anchovies. If you are worried about toxins in fish, keep in mind that smaller fish generally have less toxins.
  • Berries because their anti-oxidant ability to absorb free radicals
  • Spinach and dark-green vegetables for its vitamin B and floic acid
  • Spices like turmeric, ginger, sage, rosemary
  • Coffee and green tea
  • eggs for its vitamin A, E, B-12, and folate
  • avocados because it contains good oils and many vitamins and minerals such as A, C, E, K, magnesium, and potassium
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Wine
According to page 5 of the book
Preventing Alzheimer’s: Ways to Help Prevent, Delay, Detect, and Even Halt Alzheimer’s Disease and OtherForms of Memory Loss
Anti-oxidants like vitamin E, ginkgo biloba, and possibly alpha lipoic acid may delay the onset of Alzheimer. These antioxidants absorbs the free radicals which damage or kill brain cells.

This article on Alzheimer’s Association suggests …

  • dark-skinned fruits and vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, blueberries, blackberries, etc.
  • cold water fish such as halibut, mackerel, salmon, trout, and tuna
  • nuts such as almonds, pecans, and walnuts

It also indicates that vitamin E, C, B12, and folate may be helpful.