Whether you're struggling to pinpoint Australia on a map
à la Helen Flanagan or you've got a big meeting coming up and you want to be on the top of your game, there's no harm in boosting your brain power one mouthful at a time.
Foods to make you more intelligent
These super nutrient-rich foods contain potent vitamin B, Omega-3 fatty acids, capsaicin and antioxidants designed to work with all those little neurons and cell membranes that keep your brain ticking over.
Of course we're not saying a face full of salmon, beetroot and blackberries will suddenly turn you into the perfect mix of Steve Jobs, Einstein and Stephen Hawking, but a long term diet switch-up might give you an edge.
Who knows, you might be answering all the questions of Mastermind
and University Challenge
in a few months...
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