15 FOODS THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY

Whole Grains

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The ability to concentrate and focus comes from an adequate and steady supply of energy. The brain cannot work without energy which comes in the form of glucose in our blood to the brain. Whole grains release glucose slowly into the bloodstream, keeping you mentally alert throughout the day.

Tomatoes

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Tomatoes contain lycopene, a powerful antioxidant. It has been found to help protect the organism from the radical damage to cells which occurs in the development of dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s.

Oily Fish

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Oily fish is the source of omega-3 fats. Essential fatty acids (EFAs) cannot be made by the body, and therefore these fats should be obtained through diet. Oily fish contains EFA in a ready-made form, which enables the body to use it easily. Examples of oily fish include salmon, trout, mackerel, herring, sardines, pilchards, and kippers. The consumption of these fish can decrease the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss.

Blueberries

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Several researches have shown that consumption of blueberries may be effective in improving your memory and delaying short-term memory loss. Moreover, blueberries are a source of valuable vitamins. The fact they are widely avaliable makes it even easier to include them in your diet.

Artichokes

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Artichokes are low in calories, high in fibre, and contain luteolin. Research has shown that luteolin is responsible for improving spatial working memory. Artichokes are very rich in antioxidants, making them a very good option for those who are on a diet and want to improve the overall brain performance.

Green Tea

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Research has shown that green tea naturally contains high levels of the chemical EGCG (epigallocatechin-3 gallate), which is a potent antioxidant. EGCG improves cognitive functions and memory. Around three cups of organic green tea everyday is an excellent way to give your memory a boost.

Eggs

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Eggs are one of the best sources choline.Choline is an essential nutrient that is used to produce acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter involved in memory. Choline is found in the myelin sheath that insulates nerve fibers throughout the brain.

Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil is abundant in medium-chain fatty acids, which make it the perfect brain fuel. Coconut oil does not turn into harmful trans-fats at high temperatures, which also makes it a healthy oil to use in your cooking. 20 milliliters of good-quality, cold-pressed organic coconut oil a day is certainly a healthy option for your mental health.

Nuts

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Nuts are a great source of vitamin E. Research shows that a good intake of vitamin E might help prevent cognitive decline, particularly in the elderly. Moreover, consuming nuts on regular basis also provides the organism with several essential natural oils.

Broccoli

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Broccoli is a great source of vitamin K. This nutrient is known to enhance cognitive function and improve brainpower.

Sage

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Although most researches focus on sage as a source of essential oils, it has long had a reputation for improving memory. In any case, adding fresh sage to your diet is always a good idea.

Blackcurrant

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Blackcurrants are one of the best sources of vitamin C. Vitamin C has long been thought to have the power to increase mental agility and brain performance.

Pumpkin seeds

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Pumpkin seeds contain zinc, which is vital for enhancing memory and thinking skills. Just a handful of pumpkin seeds a day is all you need to get your recommended daily amount of zinc.

Rosemary

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Rosemary is often used in aromatherapy to boost mental performance and memory by relieving anxiety and lowering cortisol levels. It is also used as an herbal extract for memory enhancing purposes. Try adding rosemary to massage oils, creams, and oil burners, or use fresh rosemary in your cooking.

Milk

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Milk is rich in Alpha-lactalbumin. This protein has been found to improve visual memory processing. If you are not really a fan of milk, then you can opt for whey protein powder which has a far higher concentration of Alpha-lactalbumin. However, whey protein is definitely not as natural as milk and it lacks other nutrients found in milk.

About Akhi Soufyan

If you see goodness from me, then that goodness is from The Creator. You should be thankful to The Creator for all of that. Cause I'm not the architect of that. I'm only the...the recipient. If you see weakness or shortcoming in me it's from my own weakness or shortcoming. And I ask The Creator and the people to forgive me for that. _______________________________ Website eigenaar voor een betere wereld en doel, niet gericht op verdiensten van geld maar goede daden. In de naam van Allah, de Barmhartige. Als je goedheid van mij ziet, dan is dat de goedheid van de Schepper (God). Wees De Schepper dankbaar voor dat. Want ik ben daar niet de architect van, ik ben alleen de ontvanger.

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