The 7 Best High-Protein Snacks for Brain Health

Packed with protein, omega-3s, and vitamin D, ideal for brain health. Try in recipes like Salmon-Stuffed Avocado.

Canned Salmon

Walnuts, almonds, and peanuts offer protein and omega-3s, reducing cognitive decline. Perfect for energy balls like Peanut Butter-Stuffed Energy Balls.


High-protein Greek yogurt with probiotics promotes gut-brain health. Top with blueberries for added antioxidants.

Greek Yogurt

Complete protein, fiber, and isoflavones enhance brain function. Enjoy as a snack like Edamame with Aleppo Pepper.


Quinoa's complete protein improves mood; paired with broccoli and Cheddar in Baked Broccoli-Cheddar Quinoa Bites.

Quinoa Bites

Protein-rich eggs with choline and lutein for brain development. Quick snack with Air-Fryer Hard-Boiled Eggs.

Hard-Boiled Eggs

Protein and tryptophan-rich, boosting serotonin for mental health. Snack on Super-Seed Snack Bars for a nutritious option.

Pumpkin Seeds