Three Foods That Could Reverse Memory Loss
Would you like to be able to remember the names of everyone as you age? Want to keep acing those puzzles in the Saturday paper? All you need to do is fortify your diet with lots of flavonoids.
Flavonoids are antioxidants that head straight to your hippocampus to boost its function. Your hippocampus contains a large portion of your grey matter—the stuff you use to process thoughts and emotions and retain memories. You actually have two hippocampi—one on each side of your brain. Back when the brain was first being mapped, Greek scientists thought the hippocampi looked something like a seahorse in shape and size, and hence they came up with the unusual name.Read more