Plain and simple (especially omega 3s)! Forget the low-fat, fat-free craze of the 80s and 90s- there's a reason it didn't last. Our brains are made up of over 60% fat- wouldn't it make sense that to keep it well and running we should supply it with what it needs?
-nuts, seeds (brazil nuts, almonds, walnuts, pumpkins seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds, hemp seeds, sunflower seeds, peanuts, cashews, pistachios)
-oils (olive oil, safflower oil, avocado oil, coconut oil*)
-fish, seafood (salmon, tuna, sardines**, flounder, mahi mahi, cod, fluke, trout, shrimp, lobster, clams, mussels)
*Extra virgin coconut oil is not only great to cook with (especially popcorn) but a small amount rubbed in the palm of your hands is a great way to tame fly-aways and frizzy hair.
**Sardines- so special they get their own post ^
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