Have you noticed you become more forgetful as you get older (or is that just me?). Well, although memory loss is a natural part of growing older, you don't have to accept it without a struggle. Several foods possess natural memory-boosting ingredients that can help you keep your mind sharp while also providing other advantages to your health. Here we look at some vegan friendly superfoods that you can add to your diet to stave off memory loss before you reach for the supplement bottle.
Nuts are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been proven to improve short term memory. They also contain great natural levels of protein, vitamin E and vitamin B6, which all enhance the nervous system health whilst giving cognitive ability a boost. A good way of increasing your nut intake is to keep a bag of peanuts, hazelnuts or walnuts in your desk drawer and reach for them rather than a coffee when you hit your mid afternoon slump.
Next up its berries and whilst there are loads of different types of berries you can eat to help you remember things, blueberries are especially high in antioxidants that are really good for your brain. There have also been studies that indicate Blueberries may even aid in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease, so make sure you get a memory boost by including blueberries in your diet.
If you are a regular reader of this blog you'll know how much the Root Kitchen team love Kale! Kale is a popular superfood right now due to its numerous health advantages, and improving brainpower is only one of them. Kale contains folic acid, which can prevent nerve cells in the brain from dying. It is also regarded to be an important component of a heart-healthy diet, and its adaptability allows it to be used in a variety of cuisines.
Nowadays there's no need to rely on additional shop-bought nutritional supplements when there are so many healthy meals that can help you think more clearly, recall things without having to write them down, and eliminate brain fog. Our delicious, vegan ready meals have been nutritionally balanced to give you everything you need to stay on track with your plant based diet when you just don't have time to cook.