download (29)Want to become even smarter? I bet you’d say yes to that  (who wouldn’t?). Having  a healthy and sharp mind is crucial to all the things that we do. Without a sharper mind, our decisions, focus, and critical-thinking is affected.

There are superfoods that have made a way to be on the top among the foods that are best for your brain. You might be surprised that some of these are very common in your kitchen.

 

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Wild salmon.  Being rich in omega-3 fatty acids which are essential for the brain, wild salmon is a popular one. Omega-3 is known to improve recognition, alertness, memory, mood and reduce the risk of anxiety and depression.

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Leafy green vegetables. Here’s another, and probably one of the best reasons to love leafy greens. Vegetables are suprefoods and it can make you smarter. But how? Leafy greens are packed with nutrients such as fiber and B vitamins. Leafy greens have been studied to improve memory.

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Sage. An herb that is good for your memory. It contains the  compounds that are crucial for learning.

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Avocado. A popular superfood. Avocado is rich in monounsaturated fat that helps circulate blood, which in turn is necessary for optimum brain function.

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Oatmeal. Naturally packed with fiber with a reasonable amount of protein,  oatmeal is another promising food choice to take care and boost your brain power. It has also omega-3 that is good for the brain.

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Blueberries. These delicious fruits are a wonder of nature. It has a lot of benefits owing from its nutritional content, one of which is its impact on brain health. In a particular study, it was found that blueberries  have been linked to Alzheimer’s disease and probably the best food for the brain.

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Tea. Brewed tea is best if you want to get the maximum benefits it can offer. The antioxidant which are high in tea boost your brain.

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Eggs. Just like oatmeal and salmon, eggs contain the essential fatty acids and choline. Both are critical for proper brain functioning.

Oysters. If you love seafood, you will surely love it even more. Oysters, in particular are rich in nutrients magnesium, selenium and protein. Not only these are necessary for better cognition, but also on mood.