Eat Superfoods for Brain Function, Health and Memory
Are you eating the right foods to fuel your brain and body? Create your own "super-diet" with AARP Staying Sharp's Superfoods to Support the Brain series.
Make sure to talk to your doctor about any changes to your diet.
3 Superfoods to Try Today
Egg yolks are packed with choline, a relative of B vitamins that your body uses to make chemicals that affect mood and memory.
2. Black Beans
Whatever their color or shape, beans provide folate, aka vitamin B9. A shortage of folate may contribute to memory loss and forgetfulness.
Colorful berries may boost mood and decrease the risk of developing depression.
Visit "10 Great Superfoods to Support Brain Health" for the full list of superfoods and even food swaps.
Cooking with Martin Yan: Steamed Fish with Black Bean Sauce
This savory fish dish is a great one to prepare for a relaxing dinner after a long day. Relaxation is important to consider when keeping your brain healthy, so consider slowing down when you make this dish, let the steam do the work and enjoy your meal.