Fats

Our brains are made up of nearly 60% fats.    Including clean sources of essential fatty acids in our diets is one way to support our active and brilliant ADHD brains.

 

To achieve the greatest possible performance from the brain by way of memory, processing, and emotion, consider including some of the following 15 best sources of healthy fats according to Dr. Axe in your diet:

 

 

 

 

  1. Mackerel: 6,982 milligrams in 1 cup cooked (174 percent DV)

  2. Salmon Fish Oil: 4,767 milligrams in 1 tablespoon (119 percent DV)

  3. Cod Liver Oil: 2.664 milligrams in 1 tablespoon (66 percent DV)

  4. Walnuts: 2,664 milligrams in 1/4 cup (66 percent DV)

  5. Chia Seeds: 2,457 milligrams in 1 tablespoon (61 percent DV)

  6. Herring: 1,885 milligrams in 3 ounces (47 percent DV)

  7. Salmon (wild-caught): 1,716 milligrams in 3 ounces (42 percent DV)

  8. Flaxseeds (ground): 1,597 milligrams in 1 tablespoon (39 percent DV)

  9. Tuna: 1,414 milligrams in 3 ounces (35 percent DV)

  10. White Fish: 1,363 milligrams in 3 ounces (34 percent DV)

  11. Sardines: 1,363 milligrams in 1 can/3.75 ounces (34 percent DV)

  12. Hemp Seeds: 1,000 milligrams  in 1 tablespoon (25 percent DV)

  13. Anchovies: 951 milligrams in 1 can/2 ounces (23 percent DV)

  14. Natto: 428 milligrams in 1/4 cup (10 percent DV)

  15. Egg Yolks: 240 milligrams in 1/2 cup (6 percent DV)

 

 

Learn more at DrAxe.com

 

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