Give your brain a boost

Brain tonic soup (above) can be brewed together with American ginseng, which is believed to nourish the lungs and stomach and boost energy.
Brain tonic soup (above) can be brewed together with American ginseng, which is believed to nourish the lungs and stomach and boost energy.ST PHOTOS: HEDY KHOO

Traditional Chinese medicine physician Cheong Chin Siong recommends these five foods to boost brain function

It is exam season now and some parents may be slaving over the stove brewing pig's brain soup, hoping to boost their kids' brain power.

But traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) physicians say there are more palatable and convenient ways of doing so.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 20, 2019, with the headline 'Give your brain a boost'. Print Edition | Subscribe