Do You Know How To keep Your Memory Sharp And Healthy?
You know when I was looking for a good article to use for this post I kept finding articles that said, “Play Brain Games.” OK they are entertaining, BUT there is one huge problem with “Brain Games” – they are anti-social and lead to additional isolation, which is NOT good for the brain.
Socializing is probably the best thing to keep a sharp mind and with a sharp mind comes a sharp memory.
In my life I have resided to the fact (Self-proclaimed and maintained) that I struggle with names. BUT I have never worked to improve this lack of ability. It just should be! BUT it ain’t – if I don’t put in the effort I don’t get out the results!
So I settled with the following article, because I can live with the answers. How about you?
7 Ways to Improve Your Memory
by: Shin Ohtake
Many people notice that their memory slowly starts to decline as they get older. And just as many think that it’s completely out of their control, that it’s all par for the course of aging. But it doesn’t need to be that way…there are simple but effective ways to slow your brain’s aging process.
Have you ever noticed that some people are able to maintain their mental sharpness much better than others? Have you ever wondered why?
Well, more than likely these people are doing a multitude of things that help enhance their brain health. Now, it may be odd to hear the words “brain” and “health” coupled together, but your brain is like any other body part. It requires proper nutrients and exercise to maintain it’s optimum cognitive function – thinking power.
Here are the top 7 ways to improve your brain health, so you can keep your mind sharp at any age.
Exercise isn’t just good for your body…it’s been shown to be beneficial for your mind as well. In a recent study at the University of Texas-Dallas, researchers discovered that when older people exercised, they experienced improvements in cognition and memory within about six weeks.
A healthy diet is another element that can help to improve both your physical and mental health at the same time. When you eat nutrient dense foods, such as dark leafy greens like kale, spinach, chard, arugula and other types of cruciferous vegetables, you’re getting unique health enhancing compounds – specifically sulfur-containing compounds. They provide anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and immunologic effects that help fight disease, as well as mental & physical aging. The phytochemicals found in some of these vegetables may also help reverse memory loss.
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