Foods for good memory

Posted: April 16, 2012 in Health

>>Apples:Apples contain high
levels of quercetin, an
antioxidant that has been
shown in recent studies to
protect against Alzheimer’s disease. Although it is also
present in the flesh, the most
quercetin is found in the skin.
>Red apples also contain
anthocyanin in their skins.
>>Blueberries:Blueberries have been shown in numerous studies to do wonderful things for memory and the brain in general. Old rats that were fed blueberries scored the same as young rats on memory tests.Blueberries contain anthocyanin, a known memory-boosting phytochemical.
>>Broccoli:Broccoli contains
quercetin. It’s also a good source of folic acid.

>>Grapes:Red, purple, and black
grapes all contain quercetin
and anthocyanin.

>>Cherries:Another red food that is a good source of anthocyanin.

>>Rosemary:Researchers have found that the carnosic acid in rosemary is neuroprotective and may play a role in the prevention of Alzheimer’s
disease and other neurodegenerative brain disorders.

>>Onions:Red onions contain anthocyanin and quercetin.Yellow and white onions also contain good levels of quercetin.


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