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Five recommended foods for your brain health

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Sun, August 26, 2018  /  08:09 pm
Five recommended foods for your brain health

Eating the right food is one of the keys to a healthier brain. (Shutterstock/File)

Having a smart brain is probably high on many people's wish list. 

Learning is not the only way to increase your intelligence. Consuming certain foods regularly can help boost the ability of our brain to process information.

Below are some foods that are believed to be able to increase your intelligence as compiled by


Containing choline, eggs are good for your brain. Choline is considered to be helpful in developing your brain and improving your memory.

Olive oil

Olive oil is often used as an addition to food such as salads and stir fry dishes. It is known to increase intelligence as well as maintain the health of your neuron system.

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Salmon is said to be one of the most popular foods that people consume to increase their brain capability. It contains Omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for brain development and memory.


Grains are a favorite food for many people. They are also actually good for you as they contain vitamin B, which can help maintain your neuron system.


Those who enjoy nuts may want to start consuming almonds and walnuts regularly. These two are said to contain Omega-3, which will serve as nutrition for your brain. (kes)