What to Avoid Eating to Maintain a Strong Memory

If you are planning a wedding in Salt Lake City you likely have a great many tasks to keep track of in order to make the event a success. As such, it is vitally important th

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at you maintain a healthy memory so that no important aspect of your event planning goes overlooked. On easy way to maintain a strong memory is to avoid foods known to have a negative impact on brain function. The following is a list of foods you should avoid to keep your memory strong.

Sugar – High blood sugar levels have been linked to memory loss and a condition known as “brain fog.”  Sugar also has an actual addictive quality leading to overconsumption which tends to make its negative effect on the brain and memory more pronounced.
Processed Foods – Processed foods have also been linked to memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease. This is true because chemically processed foods are high in sugar content which has been shown to negatively affect memory. They also include artificial chemicals not existing in nature many of which have been show to have a negative impact on brain function.

Saturated Fats and Trans Fats – Studies have shown that there is a connection between the consumption of saturated fats and trans fats found in red meat and weaker memories. Maintaining good levels of cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure have also been shown to be associated with sharper memories.

Smoking – Studies have linked memory loss to smoking tobacco in addition to the numerous other negative impacts on health. The negative effect on brain function is thought to be related to the thinning of the brain’s cortex observed in smokers. A thin cortex has been associated with mental decline.

Excessive Alcohol – There is some evidence to suggest a connection between moderate alcohol consumption and good brain health. However, excessive alcohol consumption is linked with dementia.