The 20 Best Brain-Supporting Snacks for Focus and Memory

When hunger hits and your brain needs a jolt, you need a snack that pulls double-duty. Image Credit: Creative Snack Brands What to Look For What to Avoid Just like what we eat can help or harm our heart and skin, our diets can make a big difference to our brains. Our mood, energy and memory are related to the health of (or lack thereof) our daily diet.
“What matters most is what we eat over time, and it’s more beneficial to focus on what kinds of nutrient-dense foods we can add, rather than worrying too much about what to take away,” explains Alyssa Pike, RD, a manager for nutrition communications at the International Food Information Council (IFIC) in Washington, D.