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With the ever demanding life us parents lead, it’s no wonder our memories take a hit. I know there are times when I’m shocked by how poor my memory can be. It’s very frustrating. I feel like I’m 90 years old. How many times can I forget where my cell phone is or where those car keys ended up. Or my glasses…that’s the worst. It’s really, really annoying. However, as hard as it may be to believe, most of this is completely normal and happens to the best of us. We have a lot going on. Just think about how much more complex our lives have become. We need a whole section of our brains just for login passwords!! There are some things we can do. Memory/brain exercises are one. Supplements are another. These are all great, but I’d like to talk about some brain foods you can eat daily to boost memory right now.

Beets

While these vegetables may bring back awful memories of a childhood where you were forced to eat beets, they actually have a lot of nutrients packed up tight to help boost memory. Beets are high in cancer-protecting antioxidants along with anti-inflammatory properties. Beets help rid your body of toxins that can be causing memory loss.

Avocados

This is quickly becoming a popular treat for American’s. Avocados provide your body with both Vitamin K and folate which help improve concentration and boost memory. By helping to prevent blood clots in the brain, avocados help protect your body against stroke which is one of the major causes of memory loss. There are many amazing avocado recipes, just look for ways to include these in your everyday diet.

Coconut Oil

This is a pretty versatile food that can help with many areas of life including boosting memory. Coconut oil carries natural inflammatory reducing ingredients that help destroy bad bacteria in your gut and can help as you suffer from memory loss due to older age. There are many cures and recipes out there to include coconut oil in your life. Albeit a costly alternative, you can use coconut oil instead of vegetable oil in many recipes to help boost memory.

Egg Yolks

Egg yolks were once thought of to be unhealthy for you but new research has proven that egg yolks don’t have a bad effect on cholesterol levels as otherwise predicted. If anything, egg yolks can occasionally help boost your good cholesterol. Bad cholesterol is just the beginning of losing memory as it affects the smaller blood vessels. So get those egg yolks back into your diet to encourage your memory to be safe.

Salmon

This is a great food that many doctors recommend when someone is suffering from brain fog or memory loss. This food is rich in omega-3 fatty acids that help your brain run smoothly. Have a child with ADHD? Salmon is a great food choice to help keep them calm too. The whole family can benefit from adding salmon into their diet, check out some recipes today!

Coffee/Tea/Caffeine

This I love, for sure. There are more studies showing how caffeine may not only boost long-term memory but also ward off ailments like dementia. So, dig in and grab for the second, or third cup. After all, it’s good for you…and more likely good for everyone else around you (especially in the morning). Oh those mornings…

Now…what was I saying…oh yes! There you have it! 6 super dope memory-goosing goodies! We all suffer from brain fog on a regular basis. It’s ok, really. The more work we take on and the more responsibilities that parenthood brings, the more we may have all of this brain fog. If you are tired of dealing with brain fog and think that you’ve made all the lifestyle changes you possibly can make, why not try out these 6 brain foods to boost memory today? Give it a shot and see if these bad boys can help you!

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