– A follow-up study has found that high inflammatory values measured in middle age increase the likelihood of memory and thinking difficulties in older age, says the postdoctoral researcher One Jyväkorpi.
He has been arguing about a memory-friendly diet, so what is it like?
In terms of memory, a good diet contains a lot
- vegetables, ie fruits, berries, vegetables and roots,
- good quality vegetable fats, in particular rapeseed and olive oil,
Of the protein sources, legumes in particular support good brain function. Instead of red meat, you should prefer light meat such as chicken.
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What kind of food can then impair memory?
– An unhealthy diet high in energy but low in nutrients.
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It includes a lot of sugar and poor quality fat, salt and deep-fried foods.
Memory-impaired eating means, for example, pastries, products made from white wheat flour, french fries, chips, candy, sugary drinks, and plenty of alcohol.
Expert: Satu Jyväkorpi, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Helsinki.
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