11 Foods That Make You Smarter

Fire up your focus and sharpen your smarts with these healthy brain-boosting foods.

By Leah Zerbe


Yes, Lard makes you smarter Lard

No, this isn’t a typo. The right type of lard can actually do wonders for your brain; specifically your mood. Lard’s oleic acid is a monosaturated fat that lowers your risk of depression. It’s also a rich source of vitamin D, a vital hormone believed to stave off dementia. For the healthiest lard, be sure to source the product from a farmer who grazes the farm animals on organic pasture.

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