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Friday, August 17, 2012

Natural Ways to Improve Memory

One of the natural ways to improve memory is through meeting your dietary requirements by including brain enhancing supplements from the nature itself.   It helps you to escape from the hazards of over dependence on drugs and chemicals. Over dependence to chemicals is harmful and may lead to addiction or it may become your routine in the long run.   Many of these chemicals and drugs which the researchers prescribe are available in their natural form in many food materials readily available in nature.  And it is for you to recognize your deficiency and select the natural resources to suit the requirement for memory improving vitamins.   Or even a precautionary dependence on any of these natural resources is harmless unlike intake of vitamin or minerals obtained through chemicals.
Some of the food materials we usually take are rich with vitamins and minerals and some contain rare elements helpful to improve memory power concentration.  For example, the main ingredient used in chocolate, cocoa is found to be very useful to increase your memory power.  An alternate way is cocoa drink.  A daily dose of cocoa drink enhances the memory.
 A study made by University in Italy so proves.  Dr. Laura Phipps of Alzheimer’s Research UK underscore the need to conduct further study on the subject.  It has been suggested that to get optimum result other drinks such as tea and coffee may have to be replaced by this.  How to prepare such drinks is described in this video link - http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-make-the-perfect-hot-chocolate.  So how about making a change to this useful product?  

Cocoa Tree, Fruit and Beans 

Cocoa is a plantation crop and cocoa powder is extracted from the bean contained in cocoa fruit. Major country producing cocoa is Ivory Coast where 13 % of total world production is made and it is largely available through out the world market as finished products.
Another natural way to check memory loss is to include grape seeds and pine cones in the diet.  These are containing a natural chemical called NIC5-15 which is helpful in controlling development of amyloidal plaques in brain which causes coating on brain cells and retarding its function.   Pine cone fruits contain beans and these beans are roasted and used like peanuts.  A handful of it every day helps to retain memory.  But be careful to select seeds of non toxic varieties which are not rancid.
An all out efforts are made by people to enhance their body ability by doing physical exercises and work out to make them more presentable and attractive.  But efforts to enhance mental efficiency and cognitive power using brain improvement techniques are very rare and cared too little.  A combination of a healthy mind with healthy body alone can ensure success. So the best ways to improve memory is to include dietary supplements to improve memory.  For that you have to recognize your special dietary need and adhere strictly to natural ways in selecting right type of dietary supplements that are needed.

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Have you had the chance of tasting Brazil nut?

Have you ever thought how indispensable nuts are for inclusion of it into your diet?  If not do so very soon for the following reasons.  Nuts are delicious and liked by all.   Of which Brazil Nuts known by its indigenous names juvia or sapucaia in Brazil are very important due to its rich content of selenium,  a rare mineral highly essential to health.  It is grown on forest trees surviving for years bearing fruits containing these seeds. These trees are native of Guianas, Venezuela, Columbia, peru, Bolivia apart from Brazil.  Brazil nut oil is edible and has simultaneous industrial use in lubricants, paint and cosmetics industry.  But the importance of this tree grows in the context of its nut containing this rare mineral selenium which is so precious to mankind.  So if you have access to it don’t forget to add it as a dietary supplement as it helps to a great extend to tune up your immune system.
A mineral too much discussed now a days is selenium,  chemical symbol of which is Se with atomic number 34.  It is established that we need this mineral in very small quantities for preservation of good health.  When combined with vitamin E, it works as an anti oxidant.  It is toxic at high levels and usually the need for human is limited to micro grams ranging from 20 to 70.   Due to this toxicity at higher level it is not safe to stimulate its level through medication.  Responding to news on its advantage on human health due to its property to protect cells from damage, which enables it to prevent cancer,especially, breast cancer and prostate cancer, Researchers at the University of East Anglia engaged in further study of the topic has brought in their report that who eat more of this mineral along with vitamin C and E are getting protection against pancreatic cancer.   Scientists though could not confirm whether the low level is causing diseases. its greater quantity can prevent occurrence of many ailments.  It is known fact that selenium controls the thyroid function and the immune system is highly depended on it. Immune system needs selenium to work properly.  It has been suggested that keeping its level at satisfactory level may possibly cure male infertility, cancer and Rheumatic Arthritis etc.  But how to achieve the required level of this mineral?  The best possible way is through dietary supplements than medication since medication may lead to over doze and possible complications.   For which Brazil nuts, whole grains, sunflower seeds, liver, butter fish especially shell fish are best sources.
So for people who are health oriented and regulate their diet instead of over dependence on medication, it is a best alternative to include this Brazil nut also in their diet as a protective measure.