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After the initial stress eating, pick some brain-healthy snacks, Ackrill suggested. Omega-3 choices such as salmon, walnuts and flaxseeds are known brain boosters. So are berries, such as blueberries. In fact, one review found the antioxidants in berries can boost communication between brain cells.
Pumpkin is affordable, versatile and healthy. Here’s what you’ll reap when relishing fall’s superfood, plus a recipe for four-bean and pumpkin chili.
When this oil from Provence is put in the bath, the scent blossoms to soothe your senses. It makes the water rich in vitamin E and antioxidants to pamper skin and soften dry patches.
How much do you know about Citrullus lanatus? Here are a few facts about the origin, growing process and proper storage of watermelon.
Instead of looking to the rainforests of South America or the mountains of Tibet for the next superfood, why not look to your backyard — or your local farmers market and grocery store? The superfoods you’ll find there aren’t new or the beneficiaries of a major marketing campaign, but they’re no less healthful.
You’ll get about 30% of the recommended daily target for vitamin C in a cup of raw blackberries. In addition to supporting immunity and healthy skin, this potent antioxidant is needed for DNA repair and the production of collagen and serotonin (the neurotransmitter that helps promote happiness and sleep).
The antioxidants in berries, including blackberries, have been shown to help reduce brain inflammation and change the way neurons communicate. These effects can help to fend off age-related memory loss, protect motor coordination and ward off cognitive decline.