Dark, leafy greens
The overall brain-boosting nutritional firepower in dark, leafy greens like spinach, kale, collards, Swiss chard, and lettuce greens is difficult to rival. “They provide the full spectrum of protective nutrients, including a huge dose of vitamins A and C, along with 18 additional essential nutrients,” Kulze says. They’re exceptionally low in calories (excess body fat damages the brain), and high in plant antioxidants, too, she adds. They even provide a small kick of omega-3 fats. You couldn’t ask for anything more from a vegetable.
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