How to Boost Your Memory
What do RediBeets, Cocoa LeafGreens, nuts, seeds, and berries have in common?
Memory boosting power.
Researchers at the Translational Science Center found that giving older adults a daily dose of beet juice helped to increase blood flow to the area of the brain associated with dementia.
In a 25-year Harvard study of more than 13,000 women, participants who ate high amounts of vegetables, especially leafy greens, experienced less age-related decline in memory over the years.
Nuts and seeds - among the most celebrated heart-healthy foods - promote smooth, steady blood flow, which is critical for keeping your memory sharp. Their nutrient claim to fame? Unsaturated fats, which help to improve cholesterol levels and ease inflammation, ensuring a continuous supply of oxygen and nutrients to your think tank.
A 2012 Harvard study found that women who ate at least one cup of blueberries and strawberries per week experienced a sizeable 2.5-year delay in mental decline relative to women who rarely ate berries.
Put these ingredients together and you get one power packed smoothie that taste great and helps you retain those precious memories.