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Recipes for Brain Health Part 2 of 10: Blueberries

We are introducing a new 10 part series on recipes to promote brain health brought to you by our Health Information Concierge. Below is the second brain food and recipe in the series. Do you find yourself needing help finding the right diet combination during or post-treatment? Ask the Chris Elliott Fund, we are here to help you in your process to plan a diet plan around foods that are healthy and good for the brain. Call or email today: 1-800-574-5703 or  WeCare@EndBrainCancer.com.

Blueberries are an excellent brain food.

Blueberries are an excellent brain food.

Brain Food #2: Blueberries

Blueberries stimulate the flow of blood and oxygen to the brain to boost concentration and memory.

We know cooking and preparing these brain foods may be a difficult task among all the other things happening in your busy day. We wanted to provide an easy and simple recipe to help you start preparing your brain foods today! Review the recipe we’ve put together below:

Power Breakfast: Blueberry Kefir Smoothie (Serves 1)

Ingredients

1 fresh or frozen banana, peeled and cut into bite-sized chunks

1 cup frozen or fresh blueberries

6 ounces kefir

1 tablespoon ground flax seeds or chia seeds

1 teaspoon honey, or to taste

1/2 cup ice cubes (optional)

 

Fruits and vegetables are good to compliment with brain food.

Bananas and assorted fruits are a good compliment to blueberries and other brain foods.

Preparation: Puree all ingredients in a blender. Pour into a tall glass and drink immediately. Each serving: 210 cal, 5g fat (2.5g sat), 15mg chol, 45mg sodium, 38g carb, 7g fiber, 5g protein

Recipe courtesy of PCC.

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