Forgetfulness could be a sign of old age, but in most cases young people can also experience it. However, this condition becomes a problem when it transits to memory loss. You are advised to consult your doctor once you start experiencing loss of memory because it could be a sign of dementia or amnesia depending on your age. In this article, I will be showing you five natural drinks you should consume regularly to improve your memory.
1. Golden milk.
This drink is prepared by boiling the mixture of turmeric and milk together, which explains why it has a golden color. Research has shown that turmeric contain curcumin, a compound which helps to improve brain functions in elderly people. The combination of turmeric and milk have been proven to have a positive effect on the brain. Apart from its brain boosting properties, golden milk is also good for the immune system. This explains why you should start consuming it if you experience memory loss.
2. Tomato smoothie.
Tomato is a very popular fruit that is used for cooking. Many people tend to consume it without actually knowing about its amazing health benefits. Lycopene is an antioxidant that is found in tomatoes, and research has shown that it plays a significant role in the prevention of dementia. Tomato smoothie is prepared by washing and blending the tomato fruit.
3. Orange juice.
Citrus fruits are known to contain flavonoids, which helps to improve cell health in the brain. Orange is readily available in Nigeria, so it shouldn't be hard to come by. Orange juice is obtained by pressing the fruit and extracting the water.
4. Blueberry smoothie.
Although blueberry is not grown in Nigeria, you can get it in malls and supermarkets around the country. Blueberry contains antioxidants, especially flavonoids, which helps to prevent age-related memory loss. Blueberry smoothie is prepared by washing, separating the seeds from the flesh, and blending.
5. Beetroot smoothie.
Beetroot is an onion-like vegetable which is distinguished by its reddish color. This vegetable is very rich in nitrates, which helps to boost the flow of blood to the brain. Research has shown that regularly consuming beetroot keeps the brain healthy. One of the ways by which beetroot can be enjoyed is by blending it into a smoothie.
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