You already know that eating the right foods comes with a ton of health benefits (including making you feel pretty damn good). But did you know that what you put on your plate can also impact your memory? We chatted with Alissa Rumsey, MS, RD, CSCS, and author of Three Steps to a Healthier You, about how to keep your brain in top shape. Read now, then jot these memory-boosting foods onto your grocery list (you know, so you don’t forget ‘em).
For example, when it comes to brain food, fatty fish (like salmon, mackerel and sardines) are top of the class. That’s because they’re loaded with omega-3 fats for optimal brain function and vitamin D to protect your noggin. And since our bodies don’t make these fats and sunshine isn’t always available, it’s a good idea to get these nutrients from food. Read on to find out more!