Perhaps more than any other food, blueberries are associated with better brain health. Blueberries are a rich source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, making them a popular subject of studies on cognitive functioning. Many of these studies suggest that eating blueberries may protect against oxidative stress, improve memory and cognition, and even prevent cognitive decline.
Making a smoothie for one? Use an immersion blender and mix all the ingredients in a sturdy cup. It takes just minutes, and your cleanup will be as simple as washing the blending wand!
- 1 cup milk
- ½ cup frozen blueberries
- 1 banana
- 1 Tbsp coconut oil
- 2 tsps flaxseed oil
- 4-5 ice cubes
- Combine milk, blueberries, banana, coconut oil, and flaxseed oil in a blender or smoothie cup fitted with an immersion blender.
- Add ice cubes and blend until desired consistency.
- Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately.