How Eating Vegetables Affects the Brain

When the terms “vegetable” and “brain” are used in the same sentence, it can mean two very different things with contradictory connotations. On one hand, vegetables are one of the best sources of nutrition for the brain because they are packed with various antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds that protect and promote brain function. On the other hand, “vegging out” means not really using the brain and a “vegetative state” is associated with serious brain damage and dysfunction.

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