12 Surprising Foods That Can Boost Your Brain Power Now
While consuming nutrients that offer long-term brain protection is critical to health, who doesn’t occasionally wish there were quick and easy ways to boost memory and brain function in the short-term, too? Turns out, certain foods can do just that. Here are 12 foods that offer up a plethora of brain-boosting benefits.
Celery contains luteolin, a flavonoid similar to quercetin. Studies on this potent antioxidant have found it effectively slows cognitive decline, and has a remarkable ability to reduce inflammation, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease.
In addition to being concentrated in the leaves of celery, luteolin can be found in rosemary, oregano and chamomile tea.
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Article updated on: May 4th, 2014