August 16, 2023

Rosemary Improves Memory and Cognition

“There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance.” —Ophelia in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Although poor Ophelia was mad, she appears to have been spot on in her association of rosemary with better memory. Despite its name, rosemary is not related to roses but, rather, takes its name from ros, which means dew in Latin, and marinus, which means “of the sea”. The herb was said to have clung to the goddess Aphrodite when she arose from the sea foam in her mythological birth. This “dew of the sea,” which is native to the Mediterranean area, is now cultivated in many areas of the world. […]
July 4, 2023

Top 50 Foods for Boosting Memory

You are what you eat and the foods you choose can affect all the body’s systems including the brain. Nutrients can boost memory and mental focus, but some foods can reduce it. When the brain is experiencing stress or inflammation, it isn’t as sharp. When it gets access to vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and healthy fat, it functions better. Foods rich in nutrients like antioxidant vitamins C, neuro-supportive B vitamins, and omega-3 fatty acids can sharpen memory and learning. Here is the ultimate FoodTrients® list of the top 50 foods to boost your memory: 1.    Apples Antioxidants are generally good for […]
January 29, 2019

This Ancient Spice Now Proven To Boost Memory

Have you noticed some “senior moments” occurring here and there?  You forgot what you came into a room for or you draw blanks on someone’s name.  These are all pretty common memory glitches that don’t mean much.  But, I’d like to tell you about a simple way to boost your “working memory” for at least several hours.  And it doesn’t take any more time than taking a pill… Ward off Senior Moments with This Common Spice As you get older, your body’s metabolic processes don’t work as efficiently as they did when you were younger.  One of these processes is […]
July 10, 2018

Those Midnight Munchies Can Mangle Memory

Modern schedules can lead us to eat around the clock so it is important to understand how this could dull some of
June 5, 2018

How To Rescue Your Memory, Recharge Brain

Your brain’s history is not its destiny. Even if you have brain fog or trouble remembering now, it doesn’t mean you always will. Although the problem is common as we age, it is not inevitable. And memory loss can be treated most effectively in the early stages. If you or a loved one is struggling with recall or memory, no matter how significant it seems, now is the time to get serious about your brain’s health. Memory Rescue by Daniel G. Amen, M.D. is based on an amazing simple idea: The best way to sharpen your memory, reverse brain energy, […]
March 21, 2017

How To Keep Your Mental Edge & Memory

Occasionally forgetting where you left your keys or what you were supposed to buy at the market might be annoying, but it’s not usually a sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Nor does it point to Alzheimer’s prelude: mild cognitive impairment (MCI). MCI is characterized by significantly poorer memory than what is common for one’s age, and Alzheimer’s signs include severe deterioration of memory, difficulty completing familiar tasks and trouble with planning or solving problems. By middle age, it’s normal to have occasional memory lapses, especially when we’re juggling so much in our always-on, 24/7 world. “The brain, like every other organ […]
February 21, 2017

Memory May Be A Problem With Your Stomach, Not Brain

Do you suffer from a sore mouth, fatigue, anemia, constipation, loss of appetite, numbness or tingling in
July 8, 2014

Smell This and Boost Your Memory

If you’re having problems with those senior moment memory glitches, wouldn’t it be great if you could just smell something regularly to improve them? Well, with the results of new research out of Wales, you may be able to do just that.  I’d like to share with you the findings of that research using an ancient, common spice believed to boost memory.  Just by smelling it… Rosemary:  Just The Smell of it Boosts Your Memory A few decades ago, aromatherapy became the big thing on the New Age, natural health scene. Practitioners were having their clients diffuse essential oils and […]
February 18, 2014

The 8 Forms of Vitamin E and How They Preserve Your Memory

I’ve mentioned to you a few times how your heart and brain health are connected and that what’s good health practices for one benefits the other.  That’s why, as a cardiologist, I also look for new research that benefits the brain as well as the heart. Recently, I came across some new research about Vitamin E that I’d like to pass on to you as it is especially helpful in protecting your memory.  And the positive side effect is that it also benefits your heart! Is Your Memory Getting The Full Benefit of Vitamin E? You may not know this, but […]