Picture the scene: It's 4 p.m. on a work day, and your boss asks you to brainstorm a couple of ideas for tomorrow's meeting. "No problem!" you reply, and you sit down to draft a list. But…nothing. Zilch. Nada. You literally have zero thoughts. What gives? Your brain simply needs a little help—and luckily for you, we've got your back. We asked Keri Gans, R.D., author of The Small Change Diet, for a list of brain-boosting snacks you can keep at your desk or in your office fridge so you'll never have to suffer from a lack of inspiration again. Stock up!
Life doesn't get much better than slicing open an avocado, sprinkling some salt on it (and maybe some lemon juice and hot sauce), and then tearing through it with a spoon. (Never heard of eating an avocado this way? Check out four other fruits and veggies you've been eating wrong). Avocados contain monounsaturated fats, which may improve your brainpower. Plus, they're just plain delicious!