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Food for thought: Food that build and food that drains the brain

Posted by on Feb. 9, 2011 at 4:35 AM
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Some foods help the brain work better, some foods drag down brain performance. Be smart and feed your children foods that will make them smart (and also eat these foods yourself, too).

BRAIN BUILDERS BRAIN DRAINERS
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Beef, lean
  • Brewer's yeast
  • Broccoli
  • Brown rice
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cheese
  • Chicken
  • Collard greens
  • Eggs
  • Flaxseed oil
  • Legumes
  • Milk
  • Oatmeal
  • Oranges
  • Peanut butter
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Salmon
  • Soybeans
  • Spinach
  • Tuna
  • Turkey
  • Wheat germ
  • Yogurt
  • Alcohol
  • Artificial food colorings
  • Artificial sweeteners
  • Colas
  • Corn syrup
  • Frostings
  • High-sugar "drinks"
  • Hydrogenated fats
  • Junk sugars
  • Nicotine
  • Overeating
  • White bread
  • by on Feb. 9, 2011 at 4:35 AM
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    LivinDeadGurl
    by Gold Member on Feb. 9, 2011 at 2:06 PM

    Thanks for posting this!

    LyTe684
    by on Feb. 9, 2011 at 2:11 PM

    I'm guilty of artificial sweetners. LOL

    But I eat almost everything on the good list (just don't ear Brussel sprouts). :)

    Clairwil
    by Silver Member on Feb. 9, 2011 at 5:32 PM

    And the scientific basis for this is?

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