Healthy eating can stave off diseases like diabetes and hypertension but that's not all. Healthy food contain antioxidants, vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients like nitrates which protect brain cells and improve memory.
Some of these food are:
- Fish- salmon, tuna, mackerel
- Dark green leafy vegetables - e.g spinach, broccoli, kale
- Peanuts and peanut butter
- Chewing gum- helps to focus on tasks that require continuous monitoring over a longer amount of time.
- Sunflower seeds
- Whole grains
Experts also stress that exercise is an important part of improving memory.