Can a healthy diet prevent memory loss? | Health and Fitness

• Spinach – This leafy green vegetable is packed with more than 15 antioxidants to inhibit the formation of plaques that build up in those with Alzheimer’s disease.

• Blueberries – Improve communication between brain cells and help brain cells form new connections, boosting learning and memory.

• Dark chocolate – Contains flavonoids, which are strong antioxidants that can improve blood flow to the brain and reduce inflammation and oxidative stress.

• Caffeine – Coffee, black and green teas contain brain-boosting antioxidants, increasing the brain’s capacity for processing information.

• Avocados – Packed with good-for-you monounsaturated fats that promote healthy blood flow and support information-carrying nerves in the brain.

• Whole grains – Supply the brain with a steady flow of energy, also rich in vitamin E. Examples include brown rice, oatmeal and whole grain bread and pasta.

• Spices – Stimulate blood circulation and aid in digestion. Incorporate thyme, sage, turmeric, cayenne, garlic and other spices into your meals.

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