Include vegetables in regular diet to improve memory powers

People often complain that they are losing their memory with age. Are memory and food habits inter-related? Many are eager to know whether their memory would be improved by including certain foods in their diet.

Researchers at the University of Technology in Australia reveal that the secret to incredible memory lies in the good old veggies. The study says that those who eat lots of vegetables in their youth are less likely to get affected by Alzheimer’s or Dementia in their old age. Their heart too would be in great health.

The study was conducted in around 1,40,000 Australians. The doctors say that those who follow a protein rich diet need not worry about Dementia. Memory loss is one of the primary symptoms of dementia. Forgetting the names that are regularly used could be a symptom of memory loss. The doctors warn that heart-related ailments and hyper tension too may be the signs of dementia.

It has been found that one’s memories could be preserved for long by maintaining a healthy and well-balanced diet. The international journal for public health has published a study related to this. However, it doesn’t mean that one should eat only vegetables to maintain good memory. The memory would be improved if the portion of vegetables is increased in your diet. Besides, the general health of a person and genetic features too play a role in maintaining the memory power.

Light exercises or workouts that could relax the mind are essential to maintain a healthy mind and body. Make sure to include nutritious salads made with raw, half-cooked or steamed vegetables in your daily diet from middle age onwards. Those who are diabetic or have cholesterol or high blood pressure too can safely eat vegetables without worrying about their health.

(With inputs from agencies)

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