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The 8 Worst Foods for Your Brain

The Healthy Logo By Kimberly Goad of The Healthy | Slide 1 of 9: Following a healthy diet is essential to maintaining optimal brain health. Dark chocolate, avocados, and fatty fish; bone broth, berries, and broccoli—they're all brain-boosting superstars. But there are plenty of foods that have the opposite effect and can sap your smarts, affecting your memory and mood. Therefore, it's important to identify these foods and cut them from your diet to mitigate their effects. Here are the eight worst foods that harm the brain.

Bad foods for your brain

Following a healthy diet is essential to maintaining optimal brain health. Dark chocolate, avocados, and fatty fish; bone broth, berries, and broccoli—they're all brain-boosting superstars. But there are plenty of foods that have the opposite effect and can sap your smarts, affecting your memory and mood. Therefore, it's important to identify these foods and cut them from your diet to mitigate their effects. Here are the eight worst foods that harm the brain.

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