Human Anatomy and Physiology

Does protein make your brain grow larger?

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August 17, 2008 3:44PM

No. Once the brain is fully developed, at about 21 years of age. It does not grow anymore. Protein is main building block of the body and used to maintain the brain. Another good source of 'brain food' is Omega-3 fatty acids. Some good sources include seafood, particularly salmon and shrimp.