cranberries can boost your brainpower

If you put more thinking into cranberries and add them to your year-round diet, you could put more consideration into other things, too.

Scientists at the University of East Anglia in the UK found that eating cranberries consistently enhanced brain function, memory, and lowered "bad" cholesterol.

One cup of cranberries was consumed daily by participants between the ages of 50 and 80, according to the study.

One cup of cranberries was consumed daily by participants between the ages of 50 and 80, according to the study.

Flavonoids reduce cognitive deterioration and dementia. Anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins, which give berries their color, boost cognition.

Cranberries were shown to "substantially increase" blood flow to the brain and memory recall in participants over the course of a 12-week study.

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