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You Are What You Eat

Free radicals are like cavities to your teeth; they slowly build up if they’re not cleaned out. As the brain cells grow older, they sometimes stop communicating with each other. As an effect, it slows down essential processes like thinking, short-term memory retrieval, and regenerating new cells. Therefore, anti-oxidants are essential to maintain not only good health, but a good memory as well. Good sources of anti-oxidants are:

  • Vitamin A and beta-carotene: Carrots, spinach, cantaloupe, winter squash
  • Vitamin C: Citrus fruits, broccoli, strawberries, tomatoes
  • Vitamin E: Nuts, seeds, vegetable oil, wheat germ

Studies show that fatty food that causes artheosclerosis (clogging of arteries) are also the same type of food that disrupts neural activities. Cut back on the fat and replace it with foods rich in anti-oxidants. Nothing will replace a well-balanced meal, but to make sure that your body doesn’t lack any of its nutritional needs, it would be a good idea to take food supplemen

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