Foods Rich in Nutrients and Vitamins for Memory – Video
Healthy diet is important for brain and memory. Watch the following short video where nutricionist explains the importance of foods rich in nutrients, vitamins for brain and memory improvement.
First of all it is important to keep your cholesterol and blood pressure under control, get enough sleep, stay away from cigarettes, exercise regulary, challenge and also relax your brain. It is also good to know that the foods that are good for your heart are also good for your brain and memory.
Certain foods are more benefitial for brain than others. Research shows the importance of:
- Fish high in Omega-3 fatty acids (especially EPA and DHA) such as wild salmon – 1 serving of fish per week is better than nothing, but you should try to eat at least 3 servings of fish each week, where the serving size is equal to at least the size of the palm of your hand. Fish supplements are a nice alternative to actual fish.
- Berries: all berries are rich in anthocyanins and flavonoids, nutrients that protect you from brain cell degeneration. Research show that a cup of blueberries per day can increase your memory capacity and even reverse memory loss.
- Leafy greens are loaded with folic acid that helps to slow down memory decline. Eat at least one cup a day.