Your Diet Affect Your Memory?
Studies have shown that diets
high in cholesterol and saturated fat can have a negative effect
on memory and overall cognition. Multiple studies done on how exercise
effects the memory have shown that improved blood flow can have
a direct effect on brain functioning. The improved circulation of
course improves the blood flow sent to the brain. It is a logical
conclusion, therefore, that improving the condition of the blood
with lower cholesterol levels would also have an effect on memory.
Keeping track of your cholesterol levels is
important to your overall health and to your overall mental functioning.
Eating a diet that is rich in protein and fruits and vegetables
can actually help improve your memory, along with your waistline.
If you have questions about what sort of diet you should have, contact
your healthcare provider. It is important to discuss your nutrition
with your physician in order to ensure that your decisions will
not be detrimental to your health, or interfere with any medication
you may be taking.