The 10 best brain foods

10News anchor Brandon Bates explores food that is good for your brain.

It’s important to stay sharp and increase productivity.

Here are 10 of the best brain foods for you, according to Best Life.

1.       Spinach: Contains high level of folate and Vitamin B-12, which might help protect the brain against dementia.

2.       Raisins: Packed with boron, studies have shown people perform better on attention and memory tests.

3.       Turkey: It has the amino acid tyrosine, which is shown to help maintain dopamine (helps with memory).

4.       Blueberries: This superfood is high in antioxidants, helping improve short-term memory and motor skills.

5.       Almonds: Rich in Vitamin E, which reduces deterioration in the brain as you age.

6.       Fish: Salmon, halibut, tuna and mackerel. The Omega 3 fatty acids also decrease symptoms of depression.

7.       Eggs: They’re rich in choline, which is a nutrient that may improve memory.

8.       Coffee: The caffeine in a cup of coffee improved attention and problem-solving skills.

9.       Oatmeal: Glucose helps your memory and concentration.

10.   Beef: The high-protein meal helped people score better on a computer memory test, according to Swiss researchers. Beef also increases levels of the amino acid tyrosine.

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