10 of 11 Brain Food #10: Walnuts View All < > Start again? You may also like slide show Fish Oils That Taste Good (Really!) When crunch time comes along, pop a handful of walnuts. Scientists at Tufts University in Boston found that a diet rich in walnuts may improve mental performance. A synergy between the specific type of antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids in this nut might be at work here to boost brain power. See four other nuts that made our list of the five healthiest nuts for women. You can use your keyboard to see the next slide ( ← previous, → next) Snack on these superfoods to stay focused all day long Promo Subtitle Snack on these superfoods to stay focused all day long. By Matthew Kadey, R.D. Image Alt Text The 11 Best Foods for Your Brain Title Text The 11 Best Foods for Your Brain Media Folder: Media Root Diet Tips Topics: diet foods superfoods By Matthew Kadey, R.D.