Forgetting everything? Try out these ways to boost your memory
First Published 26, Aug 2020, 3:14 PM
There are certain foods that are known to aid boosting your memory. Here are some of them:
The brain requires essential nutrients for one's mental and physical well-being. In today’s competitive world, having a razor-sharp memory is an essential human tool to survive.
Ancient practices in India like yoga, meditation, breathing exercise, and visualization are well-known tools required to boost your memory.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away: As the age-old saying goes: an apple a day...’ works wonders. Apples contain an antioxidant called quercetin, which shields the brain cells from damage, which are useful in preventing degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Green vegetables are essential to one's diet: Green leafy vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, and the like, form an important part of our diet as the benefits of antioxidants like Vitamin K and C, choline and many more keeps the memory sharp and intact.
Cook your food in healthy oils: Vegetable oils like extra virgin olive oil and coconut oil helps boost memory and keep one's cholesterol in control, besides preventing memory-related diseases.
The benefits of turmeric are immense: Turmeric, an everyday ingredient, is commonly utilised in our recipes. It has an abundance of curcumin. The protein amyloid beta present in it has the ability to prevent Alzheimer if used regularly and protects the memory cells. It also is known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
Cinnamon is used in both sweet and savoury dishes: Studies have shown that cinnamon is extremely beneficial for brain health. It is said to improve cognitive development, and even just the smell of cinnamon increases one's memory while doing tasks. Besides this, it is helpful for those suffering from Parkinson’s disease.