6 Things to Eat Today for a Smarter Brain Tomorrow
Food for thought—as well as memory, spatial perception, verbal skills, and more.
A handful provides a good dose of vitamin E, a nutrient that appears to shield neurons from cell-damaging free radicals. After analyzing data from subjects ages 55 and older, Harvard researchers discovered that people who consumed the most vitamin E were 25 percent less likely to develop dementia than those who consumed the least.
An alternative: almond butter.