Walnuts (Juglans regia L.), it would seem, have the shape of a tiny brain. But, they don’t just look like brains and represent one of the most effective and cheapest ways to nourish your brain. These nuts are laden with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytochemicals, which have been shown to promote brain health.
At the Tufts University of Boston, a study demonstrated that an increased nut intake among older adults has a significant impact on processing speed, memory and cognitive flexibility.
Walnuts don’t stop there! They have the potential to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other chronic neurodegenerative diseases.