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Brain Foods: Foods That Help to Improve Cognitive Capabilities

The following foods all contain active ingredients that help protect or improve the brain. They include vitamins, antioxidants, minerals, flavonoids, polyphenols, fatty acids, and other ingredients found in food.


Asparagus: Prevents cognitive impairment and wards off depression


Avocado: Improves memory and cognitive skills


Beans: Normalizes cognitive abilities


Beets: Stimulates blood to the brain


Berries: Improves long and short-term memory


Black Rice: Slows mental deterioration


Broccoli: Improves memory


Cabbage: Protects the brain from degradation


Carrots: Improves memory


Chard: Protects the brain from degradation


Coffee: Improves cognitive performance


Eggs: Improves memory and cognitive abilities


Grapes: Enhances memory skills


Green Leaf Vegetables: Improves verbal skills


Green Tea: Improves cognitive performance


Hemp Seeds: Prevents cognitive decay


Lentils: Prevents cognitive impairment


Oily Fish: Prevents cognitive decay


Oranges: Prevents cognitive decline


Pumpkin Seeds: Enhances nerve signaling


Spinach: Improves mental capacity and memory


Sunflower Seeds: Prevents cognitive decline, enhances memory


Tomatoes: Prevents cognitive decline


Turmeric/Curcumin: Slows cognitive decline (NOTE: See our page dedicated to the wonders of Tumeric/Curcumin

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