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Brain health: Tips to prevent eventual memory loss

Studies have found cognitive function and brain efficiency can be improved through simple lifestyle changes, such as eating healthily and incorporating physical activity, stress relief, and memory exercises into their daily lives.

Written by Editorial Team | Published : January 15, 2020 6:46 PM IST


Improves brain function: Green tea contains less caffeine than coffee, but enough to boost brain function. Studies have shown caffeine can improve various aspects of brain function, including mood, vigilance, reaction time, and memory.


Include these herbs in your diet: Herbs like ashwagandha, brahmi, shankha pushpin, ginkgo biloba are known to improve memory.


Practice yoga: Yoga asanas like Sirasasana and Sarvangasana can help improve blood flow in the brain, which will improve thinking, learning, and memory. Also Read - 9 Glaucoma Symptoms You Should Not Avoid


Eat cold-water fish: Maintain a low-fat diet and reduce your intake of linoleic acid, found in margarine, butter, and other dairy products. Eat cold-water fish like tuna, salmon, and mackerel 2-3 times per week. These are rich in omega-3 fatty acids which promote brain health and stability.