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What are foods to enhance memory?

What are foods to enhance memory?

Many possibilites: An organic diet of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, good fats, lean protein provides nutrient rich foods while avoiding harmful toxins such as pesticides, fertilizers, hormones, and antibiotics which can impair memory.

Caloric restriction has been shown to improve memory in alzheimer's.

Many supplements can also help: nac, b vitamins esp. L-methylfolate, omega 3 fa, huperzine, . ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Which food is good for memory improvement?

Which food is good for memory improvement?

Several choices: Omega-3 fats can greatly improve memory and attention in some people & include cold-water fish such as salmon and albacore tuna, canola oil, soybeans, walnuts, wheatgerm, eggs, and flaxseed oil. Antioxidants protect your brain. Good sources include tea (especially green tea), blueberries and other berries, red grapes, tomatoes, broccoli, garlic, spinach, carrots, whole grains, and soy. ...Read more

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What improves memory?(lifestyle, food, exercise...)

What improves memory?(lifestyle, food, exercise...)

Memory: Diet, exercise, and lifestyle can all help with memory. It really depends what is causing the memory problem. Supplements may also be beneficial. It would be a good idea to get the problem evaluated to find the cause. Stress can play a huge role in memory too. ...Read more

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What are some foods that can boost memory and performace?

Yes: See an excellent article addressing this at www.Webmd.Com/diet/features/eat-smart-healthier-brain
add these 'superfoods' to your daily diet, and you will increase your odds of maintaining a healthy brain for the rest of your life. ...Read more

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Hi i was wondering what vitamin or natural herb or foods that can improve memory and concentration?

Hi i was wondering what vitamin or natural herb or foods that can improve memory and concentration?

Save your $$$: Vitamins are useless for most people. Just money making business.

Eat lots of veg, salad, fruit and fish twice weekly. Exercise also improves memory and concentration - scientifically proven. ...Read more

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I am studying preparing for ib test after two months, how can I improve my memory? Vitamins, food, rosemary helppp

I am studying preparing for ib test after two months, how can I improve my memory? Vitamins, food, rosemary helppp

Many good options: B vits may help (esp. B12 if you're deficient). Phosphatidylserine, acetyl-l-carnitine, bacopa, vinpocetine, ashwagandha, gingko, rhodiola, dmae, hydergine ; piracetam are all proven to help.As for diet, fish rich in dha like wild salmon ; sardines ; fruits/veggies of all colors are recommended. Minimize sweets ; grains.
There are entire books on this subject. A good article is at http://bit.Ly/1ffyzbq. ...Read more

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Memory enhancing foods? Is b complex and omega 3 really effective?

Memory enhancing foods?  Is b complex and omega 3 really effective?

Brain food: Certain b-vitamins, for example Folic Acid in the form of l-methylfolate are involved in the production of 3 major neurotransmitters including serotonin, Dopamine and norepinephrine. These chemicals are required to support mood and permit communication between cells in the brain. In some studies, omega3fa's can be effective mood stabilizers when dosed properly. ...Read more

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Foods to eat,. to have a sharp memory?

Foods to eat,. to have a sharp memory?

Memory: Probably the best things you can do for memory is regular aerobic exercise and regular restful sleep. Foods for memory are way down on the list, but since you asked, a healthy diet including lots of colorful fruits and vegetables is always a good bet. Fresh oily fish such as pacific salmon. Moderate amounts of caffeinated beverages may help alertness and thus memory. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods can I eat to help improve my memory?

Tumeric: This is constantly being investigated. There is some evidence that foods right in omega 3 is helpful in this respect. The spice tumeric seems to also help and coconut oil may also be helpful, . ...Read more

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What foods will help me improve my memory by alot? Help please :)

What foods will help me improve my memory by alot? Help please :)

None: First off, not sure why you'd be concerned about memory at the age of 21. Of course, there may be a problem but more history is needed to elucidate that. Memory problems at this age are more likely be "relative" ones and are frequently transient and mild. Stress, lack of sleep are most commonly involved in these "memory issues". But to answer your ?, no food has been shown to boost memory. ...Read more

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What foods should I increase for memory improvement. I feel like I an beginning to forget a lot. ?

What foods should I increase for memory improvement. I feel like I an beginning to forget a lot. ?

?part of fibromy?: Cognitive complaints can be associated with fibromyalgia, but is not a true dementia, but more of a problem secondary with sleep disorder and other symptoms. Food will not be successful here, but of course, eat a healthy diet. You might want to have your doc check thyroid, and B-12 function, but you might do best on a medicine specific for fibromyalgia, like Savella (milnacipran) or Cymbalta, and exercise. ...Read more

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Hello sir, I have to increase my memory power. Please let me know about what are the foods can help to gain that? To eat everyday.

Feed your brain: Eliminate trans fatty acids as much as you can -- these are found in heavily processed foods. Move your diet over to organic veggies & fruits, complex carbs, whole grains (not wheat), and lean proteins. Eat healthy fats like salmon, avocados, tree nuts in limited amounts. Supplement with high dha oils -- can come from fish oil, krill, and/or calamarine. A good multivitamin, taken with meals. ...Read more

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What kinds of healthy food that helps students studying and strengthen their memory and make them more amenable to accommodate their school lessons?

What kinds of healthy food that helps students studying and strengthen their memory and make them more amenable to accommodate their school lessons?

I'd love to know: Hard to say, but the mediterranean diet seems healthy and protects against many eventual problems, such as heart disease and stroke. Would avoid junk foods, sugars, candy, soft drinks of any kind, but maybe increase lean protein, and encourage exercise and avoidance of smoking, alcohol, and recreational drugs. ...Read more

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What foods and supplements can improve memory.?

What foods and supplements can improve memory.?

A few items.: Sometimes sleep is an issue, and stress plays a heavy role, but meds can create cognitive compromise. Might try a "medical food" such as Cerefolin-NAC or phosphatidyl serine, or even alpha lipoic acid? B vits may be very useful if defiency or high homocysteine. ...Read more

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What foods are good for improving brain function and memory?

Not so simple: But, recommend healthy dietary intake to prevent medical problems such as diabetes which could promote future heart attacks and strokes. In general, you want to avoid food additives such as aspartame, diet drinks, MSG, GMO's, get regular exercise and good sleep. A registered dietician can help you design you food intake. ...Read more

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I heard walnuts are good for memory retention. What other foods help you remember things better?

If I can remember...: 1. Cruciferous & leafy green vegetables & various onions
2. All berries & grapes and all red or purple fruits & vegetables
3. Beans - lentils, black-eye peas, soy beans
4. Avocados
4. Whole grains
5. Fish
6. Egg yolk
7. Honey, walnuts, chocolate, tea & coffee. ...Read more

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What is the suitable food and supplement that help increase my memory level? I tend to easily forget what I have studied before.

What is the suitable food and supplement that help increase my memory level? I tend to easily forget what I have studied before.

Memory loss: I am unaware of foods or supplements which may improve memory, attention or concentration. Ginkgo biloba has been given some credit. Memory loss could be caused by medical and psychiatric conditions, which if appropriately treated, could solve the issue. A consultation with the specialist would make an impact in preventing the progression of the disease, and reversing any damage. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat to lessen my risks of schizophrenia and dementia, and increase memory function?

What foods can I eat to lessen my risks of schizophrenia and dementia, and increase memory function?

Mental health diet : I know of no medical research demonstrating that diet can cause or have an effect on schizophrenia. Omega 3 fatty acids are good for one's brain. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Could eating junk food cause you to have loss of memory and a hard time comprehending things ?

Although eating : junk food is not good for your health, I have not seen any studies that report a decline in memory or comprehension. Meet with a psychologist &/or neurologist to assess why you are noticing these changes. ...Read more

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How can one improve memory / retention ability? Any food supplements to be considered.? P.S. For ages 24-34

How can one improve memory / retention ability? Any food supplements to be considered.? P.S. For ages 24-34

Many supplements: B vits. May help (esp. B12 if you're deficient).Phosphatidylserine, acetyl-l-carnitine, bacopa, vinpocetine, dmae, gingko ashwagandha & rhodiola are all proven to help.There are entire books on this subject.A good article is at http://www.Smart-publications.Com/articles/be-smarter-think-faster-and-protect-your-brain-with-12-smart-nutrients.
Mental exercises may help too:
http://www.Brainmetrix.Com/. ...Read more

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What foods or supplements can help me improve my memory or learning ability?

What foods or supplements can help me improve my memory or learning ability?

Well Balanced Diet: All you need a well balanced diet at your age.Diet consisting of vegetables, fresh fruits, diary products, nuts, meat/fish.At lleast 3 meals a day
also good night sleep, regular exercise, do not take drugs, too much alcohol and do not smoke. ...Read more

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I work in the night shift. Can I still manage a healthy well-being and a good memory? Any particular nutrition targets?

I work in the night shift. Can I still manage a healthy well-being and a good memory? Any particular nutrition targets?

Yes: Sleep is the most important issue. Try to set up a regular sleep cycle. You should continue your exercise routine during daylight hours if possible.

Good nutrition is important but can't be covered here. It is easy to over eat when working nights. Pay attention to your caloric intake. ...Read more

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Foods for best sex?

Foods for best sex?

Interesting ?: Foods for best sexual performance? Healthy foods. Foods for sexual enjoyment? The ones you like. Foods for fertility? Healthy foods. What are you asking? ...Read more

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Medicine for memory?

Medicine for memory?

Meds for memory: There really is no medication specifically for memory. There are medications that can help improve concentration. Some holistic stores sell natural supplements that promote themselves as good for memory. ...Read more

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What's a food aversion?

What's a food aversion?

Repulsed by food. : When the thought or sight of a certain food makes you feel mentally or physically sick.
Common in pregnancy. You don't actally have to eat it to feel this way. ...Read more

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What are the food group?

What are the food group?

In the new myplate: USDA campaign, there are five food groups: fruits, vegetables, grains, protein foods and diary. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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