Almost every memory-related problem is related to our age. As we grow older, our memory starts to grow more fickle.
But simple forgetfulness, or temporary memory lapse, are not causes of great concern, and normally do not turn to serious dementia situations. It has also been noticed that some memory loss (or other memory-related problems) occur at young ages.
So it is never too early, and never too late, to start feeding on foods, which help in memory prevention. With a diet on some specific ‘memory-improving’ foods, you may actually start remembering many things, which you previously forgot. So, what are waiting for? Let’s start building our memory blocks anew.
Maintain A Good Memory
Before eating and improving your memory, you should know how to maintain and keep your brain’s memory blocks healthy and prevents memory loss.
Maintain a stable and healthy blood pressure, and a low cholesterol level. Blood pressure, and high cholesterol, level has been found to have effect on memory; so a high blood pressure, may meddle with your memory too. Get your blood pressure and your cholesterol checked by a doctor at regular intervals.
Indulge in regular physical activities. If your work does not offer much movement, adopt for exercises and other physical activities.
Reduce stress. We know it is a stupid, and virtually improbable, condition, but try warding off stress as much possible. Try practicing yoga and meditation; they will offer great help in keeping your mind stress-free.
Food For Memory
Some foods, which can actually boost, and keep, your memory has to have the following nutrients.
Memory loss is related to a reduction in antioxidants, in the body. This antioxidant substance is found to have the property to fight, and push off the free radicals, which causes the oxidation in our brains. So fill your plate with handful of berries. The list contains blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, cranberries, strawberries, etc.
Some other edibles, which are rich in antioxidants, are apples, plums, grapes, oranges and cherries. In the category of vegetables, there are the green leafy vegetables, the cabbage family (Brussels sprouts, broccoli, alfalfa sprouts, and kale), etc. Even onions are a great source of antioxidant.
Omega 3 Fatty Acid
Omega 3 fatty acids have become one of the most-used types of supplement. It aids in the healing of a number of disorders. A question, which might come to your mind, is that, Omega 3 fatty acid is a type of fat; so is fat good for us? The answer is no; all types of fat are not good for health but this one is. Some great sources of Omega 3 fatty acid are fishes like salmon, herring, bluefish, sardines, tuna, etc. Talking about edibles found on land, you would find walnuts and flaxseeds, rich in Omega 3 fatty acid.
Vitamin B (B12, B-6 and folate), is important for the upkeep of a good memory, and the improvement of memory. These vitamins can easily be found is broccoli, kale, green leafy vegetables, etc. Eggs and dairy products are also rich in Vitamin B. There is Vitamin B in carrots, legumes, seeds and nuts as well.
Now what are you waiting for? Go and start building the memory blocks you thought were breaking down.