Bad foods for brain

2 Apr

Tuna

Okay, so a fillet every now and then is no biggie, but research from the University of South Florida study shows that people with the highest levels of mercury in their bloodstream—amounts that often exceed that which the Environmental Protection Agency deems safe—experience a five percent dip in cognitive function. Before you swear off all seafood, don’t: Salmon, sardines, and mackerel are low in mercury (and high in brain-boosting omega-3s).

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