From forgetting where you put your keys to witnessing a family member suffer from dementia, everyone has brushes with memory failure to varying degrees. While forgetting a name or wandering around a parking lot for a little too long isn't something to be concerned about, you can take steps to protect your memory. The biggest preventive measure is memory-boosting diet.
"My absentminded clients are thrilled when they learn that there are nutritional and lifestyle strategies that may keep them from sliding down the slippery slope of memory loss," says Joy Bauer, Ms, RD, CDN, author of Joy Bauer's Food Cures. She's shared with us foods that are double, triple, even quadruple whammy's against fading memory. "Every single suggestion listed here will also help improve overall health, so it's win-win, with no downside. Better memory and better health."