Got Mom Brain? 9 Healthy Foods that Boost Brain Power

By fueling your brain with the right healthy foods you are helping yourself feel good.  You’ll be impressing everyone with your smarts in no time by eating (and drinking) more of these foods.


Tomatoes contain lycopene, an antioxidant that not only gives the fruit its red hue, but is responsible for improved mood, better memory, and a decline in aging.



Eating dark chocolate with 70 percent cocoa and higher improves blood flow to the brain, helping in areas such as memory, verbal fluency, and improved mood.



The caffeine in coffee not only helps with focus, but it can improve thinking skills and memory. A cup of joe can also help fight off degenerative diseases, including Parkinson’s, dementia, and Alzheimer’s.


Whole Grains

“Foods that have fiber hold onto the sugar molecules longer, so they don’t flood into the bloodstream,” says Warren. Whole-grain carbohydrates also help boost your serotonin levels, keeping your mood upbeat and steady.



“Walnuts have more antioxidants than any other nut,” says Ansari. Studies have shown that walnuts can help improve your memory, fight off depression, and increase your focus.


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