So what to eat and what to include in your healthy living plan?
- Berries: Eat berries frequently. You can go either for berry smoothies or raw berries as they both improve your memory and cognition. Blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and strawberries are all high in antioxidants and protect brain from free radicals. All berries are highly nutritional. Remember the more intense the color is, the more nutritional the berries are.
- Nuts and seeds: Peanut, walnut, almond or sunflower seeds are a great source of Vitamin E, flavonoids, antioxidants and Omega-3. They work great against memory decline and progression of Alzheimer’s disease among elderly people. Include in your healthy food choices any nut seeds or at least nut butter, which contains healthy fat.
- Dark chocolate: Dark chocolate is a source of antioxidants, which enhance the concentration level. The endorphins it contains improve your mood. So another great idea is to include dark chocolate in your healthy food choices.
- Green tea: Green tea also has a memory boosting effect. I advise you to drink two cups of green tea on a daily basis. Green tea enhances the immune system and regulates blood circulation.
- Olive oil: Make a rule to cook everything with olive oil. It’s an alternative source of fatty acids and is useful for age-related memory decline.
What to do for healthy living?
- Drink much water — For maximum concentration and mental alertness your brain needs to be fully hydrated, otherwise you will face a short term memory loss. Drink at least eight glasses of water per day.
- Stay away from foods, which are high in sugar and cholesterol.
- Keep blood pressure in check.
- Have a good sleep.
- Exercise regularly.
- Keep yourself active mentally.
- Give up bad habits, including smoking, drugs and alcohol.
Follow this healthy living plan, and you’ll least likely have problems with memory loss. The best moments of your life are kept in your memories, so do your best to make them as bright and strong as possible.
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