Recipe for Brain Health: Roasted Broccoli & Red Onions with Parmesan

Cruciferous vegetables–like broccoli–have proven brain health benefits. In a very large study in women in their 60s, researchers found that those who ate more leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables–like broccoli, cabbage, kale, and Brussels sprouts–showed less decline in memory, attention, and verbal abilities than women who ate less of those foods. Onions are rich in…

Seven Surprising Brain Foods

You’ve probably heard about common “brain foods” like pomegranates, blueberries, dark chocolate, salmon, and red wine – but there are many other foods that offer brain benefits, and chances are you haven’t even heard about their brain-boosting powers. Here we present seven surprising brain foods! WATERMELON Watermelon was recently found to have high concentrations of…

Is Za’atar the Newest Brain Food?

I recently came across an interesting Q and A from NPR about the Middle Eastern spice mixture known as za’atar. Apparently za’atar–a blend of sesame seeds, sumac, and oregano, thyme, or marjoram–has a reputation for being a “brain food” among many other supposed health benefits. So what is the real story? According to the article,…