By Anna Hazard
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Here are a sampling of some of the best natural foods for helping to improve memory & learning ability, stave off neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's, and otherwise maintain overall good brain health.
This second part of the series focuses on standalone plant products such as fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices that were not covered in the overall food groups mentioned in Part 1. Beneficial plant nutrients such as caretenoids & anthrocyanins as well as other anti-inflammatory antioxidant compounds & vitamins can be found within each recommended food along with a brief description of how each element contributes to the overall health of the brain.
Boosting effects can include increasing the presence of neural transmitters, protecting neurons from the damage of free radicals, or increasing the efficiency of oxygen being carried to the brain.
Brain Boosting Foods