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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Sharpen Your Brain with These 5 Foods

There's another way you can sharpen your brain: Revise your grocery list.

Dr. Mehmet Oz, RealAge expert and host of a new national TV show -- The Dr. Oz Show -- recommends adding five important foods to your supermarket tab to help spark a brain boost.

Key Nutritional Knockouts
Eat 'em every day for better brain functioning and overall health.

  • Blueberries: Compounds in the bright berries may help shield against harmful processes tied to Alzheimer's disease and premature brain aging.
  • Eggs: This breakfast favorite is loaded with selenium -- a mineral that could help make your brain years younger.
  • Mustard: What makes mustard so amazing? Turmeric. Getting just 17 milligrams of it a day -- about a teaspoon of mustard -- can help activate genes that control the cleanup of cellular waste in your brain.
  • Salmon: This pink fish is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, including the type thought to have the most antiaging effects on the brain. A DHA supplement is another way to get your omega-3s.
  • Kale: Getting at least three servings a day of dark, leafy greens high in carotenoids and flavonoids can slow mental dec


  1. i don't like mustard te ces...

  2. I like eggs, blueberries, salmon atleast 3 out of 5 chances mo sharp akong brain but im not sure if it still work on my rusty brain kindda old naman oi especially if maka anak nka nga perti na kalimtanon, mura gi tay an na akongbrain hehehe.

  3. i love all except for the mustard. thanks for this.

  4. aw thanks for the info ces.. now i have to really eat eggs in the morning :)

  5. what is kale in pinas?? oh my i dont know tlga ces.. id like to know heheh