By Love's Hand

By Love's Hand

FierceĀ  Female Network And The We’73 Project

Vol 5 Apr 2024

Brain Foods to Increase Your Memory

Berries And More Berries

1. Berries are the brain food to improve memory. Specifically blueberries are the power berries to improve memory. Berries are chucked full of antioxidants. Eating just a 1/4 cup of blueberries everyday will help your memory. True Stories; Two examples in particular my aunt who noticed she was becoming more forgetful started to worry, and asked her doctor if there was anything she could do to help her memory. He told her blueberries, everyday. She started eating blueberries everyday, and noticed an improvement in her memory. The second example is my mom. She constantly holds up the blueberry flag declaring how they have really helped her. For the past 2 months or so she has not missed a single day of eating her berries and tells me not only did it help her memory, but has given her a second benefit with elimination.

Blueberries And Beyond

Spinach 4 memoryBlueberries are the best because of the anthocyanin purple blue pigments and chlorogenic acid found in them. Not only do they help the brain but they are excellent anti-inflammatory agents within them. Other berries which have great health benefits are cherries, cranberries, and raspberries.

Spinach 4 memory

Mother Always Said Eat Your Spinach

2. Spinach contains potassium, magnesium, vitamin B12, and vitamin B6, and folic acid which are a great combination for brain power. The folic acid in spinach helps protect neurons in the brain. These vitamins also play a big part in helping to make healthy red blood cells which is the vehicle to carry oxygen to the brain. Spinach has multitude benefits besides being a healthy brain food. Potassium and magnesium are proven agents in helping to lower the blood pressure.  So listening to your mother when she said eat your spinach she’s right. Keep eating your spinach.

Oranges

3.Oranges are mostly known for their high concentration of Vitamin C. Whether eaten fresh or as fresh orange juice, they are powerful brain boosters, and they are well-known as being a great immune booster. Oranges also protect against heart disease. Oranges contain flavonoids which also is an added benefit for helping to prevent varicose veins.

Oranges being high in vitamin C is the agent to protect your body against free radicals which are damaging to the body. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant. Oranges are heart healthy, and great for starting your day with a glass of orange juice.

Baked Potato

Great for memory and lowering blood pressureGreat for memory and lowering blood pressure

Baked Potato

4. Who knew? Potatoes to improve memory. Yes potatoes do help with memory. Potatoes are loaded with potassium which is a nutrient to aid in lowering and/or regulating blood pressure.

5. Black-eyed peas and not the band..lol. Yes black-eye peas are a great source for brain power and improving memory. Black-eye peas also have calcium which is an added bonus.

6. Pomegranate, do not worry drinking pomegranate juice is just as good. Pomegranate has multi-purpose benefits. Remember the rule rich color foods everyday in your diet. Dark greens, and your pomegranate is also said to be good for helping to prevent cancer. Pretty much most health nuts are familiar with foods which help to boost your memory. I tried to find some other alternatives that are less commonly found on most super brain food lists.

As always your nuts, and whole grains such as flaxseed oil, walnuts, and omega 3 are always good to mention.

Pomegranate for health and memomryPomegranate To Your Memory

Pomegranate for health and memomryPomegranate for health and memory

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