Five foods to eat every week
Nuts are an excellent source of many brain-healthy nutrients, including vitamin E, B vitamins and healthy fats – each nut with its own level of goodness. If you had to pick a winner for brain-enhancing nuts, walnuts would take first prize.
They’re one of the nuts highest in gamma tocopherol (antiinflammatory and antioxidant properties and may be important for dementia prevention) and have the highest composition of polyunsaturated fatty acids.
For maximum brain-enhancing advantages, eat 1oz (about a handful) of a variety of nuts two to five times a week. But be careful not to overdo it. Nuts are also high in calories.