Study Says Eating Berries Will Help You Remember Better
Apr 30, 2012 11:05
Colorful and sweet, berries can be considered Skittles from Mother Nature. And now a new study published by the Annals of Neurology (and funded by the California Strawberry Commission) has found that munching on berries might help with your memory.
The study looked at 16,000 female participants currently over age 70. The participants were asked about food consumption every four years since 1980 and underwent memory tests every two years from, 1995 and 2001. The findings showed that women who ate the most berries per week (1/2 a cup of blueberries or two 1/2 cups of strawberries) had about 2.5 year advantage over the others in terms of memory decline.
So what makes these berries so powerful? Here's an explanation from the researchers (via CNN):
Here's how berries might help: mitochrondria are energy generators of brain cells, and have been thought to also produce substances toxic to the brain that lead to Alzheimer's disease. These toxic compounds are called "free radicals," which damage brain cells and impair cellular processing. Berries are rich in flavonoids, which can act as antioxidants, interacting with free radicals before they cause damage.
Securing a job has always been a challenge. But, nowadays, there’s more competition than ever. Instead of just have to have the right qualifications or experience, you now have to also be better than a whole host of other people. So, it can be very demotivating when you’re on the hunt. Jobs will come and go, and you will feel like you’re not getting anywhere at all. So, you need something to help. Thankfully, this post is here to do just that. Read more
Until you start planning your own wedding, you may not actually realise just how expensive they can be. Unless you have very generous parents or a decent amount of savings already, it’s going to take time to get the money you need. Read more
Assignment composing is the errand which we as a whole need to go through amid our scholastic life; a few people are significantly more keen on task composing though, some detest the undertaking of task composing. Be that as it may, the bother of presenting your assignments remains on your shoulders and you should address the issue of it in any capacity regardless of whether you like doing task composing or not. Read more