Anna Tommerdahl

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Walnuts as a nootropic? Find out why neurohackers are going nuts for this superfood

Every day, it seems like there's a new “superfood” that promises to boost your brain power or overall health. Recently, walnuts in particular have seen a rise in popularity due to their supposed benefits on cognition and mood. But is there any truth to those claims? A 2015 study by Arab & Ang investigated some of the proclaimed effects of walnut consumption. Subjects were surveyed on their daily intake of nuts and then categorized into 3 groups: walnuts only (n=133), walnuts + other nuts (n=562), or no nuts (n=