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  • Writer's pictureNuts for fashion mag

Brain superfood

Cold water fatty fish: Fish is a healthy,

high-protein food, especially important for its

omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential fats

that our bodies don’t produce on their own.







Walnuts: Walnuts have higher antioxidant

activity than any other common nut,

Observational studies in older adults have

linked eating walnuts to better brain function,

including faster processing speed, more

mental flexibility and better memory.

Berries: Berries contain antioxidants, which

help keep free radicals under control. Berries

also have strong anti-inflammatory properties.

Avocado: Avocados are full of healthy,

beneficial fats that help to keep you full and

satiated. When you consume fat, your brain

receives a signal to turn off your appetite.

Eating fat slows the breakdown of

carbohydrates, which helps to keep sugar

levels in the blood stable.

Coconut oil: The fatty acids in coconut oil can

encourage your body to burn fat, and they

provide quick energy to your body and brain.

Hemp seed: These seeds are a complete

source of protein, meaning that they provide

essential amino acids. Amino acids are the

building blocks for all proteins. The body

cannot produce nine of these acids, so a

person must absorb them through the diet.

Relatively few plant-based foods are complete

sources of protein, making hemp seeds a

valuable addition to a vegetarian or vegan


Grass feed beef: Grass-fed burgers and steaks

include significantly more omega-3 fatty

acids,. Research published in the British

Journal of Nutrition indicates that Grass-fed

beef can contain up to five times more

omega-3s than grain-fed beef.


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