Back to a Healthy Way of Eating

This post isn’t directly about memory techniques, but I mentioned in the forum that I’ve switched back to a strict way of eating, so I thought I would write about it here in the blog. I am not an expert on nutrition, and I do not make any recommendations — in this post I’m only sharing my own self-experiments. Some of my previous food experiments can be found here and here.

I’m always looking for new information and ideas about food, so feel free to leave comments below. Read more

How I Am Surviving a Nearly-Vegan Diet

My life has been a bit crazy for a while. I had some health problems and went to a doctor who told me that my bad cholesterol and triglycerides were too high, and that if I didn’t lower them I might have to go on medication. This isn’t really a surprise, considering that there isn’t much cheap, healthy food available in Vienna, and I’ve been eating complete junk. Read more

My Memory Diet

I’m still trying to figure out an ideal diet for the brain. I’m guessing that it’s probably similar to an ideal diet for any other part of the body.

Related: see Foods to Improve Memory and Natural Ways to Improve Memory.

At the moment, I think my current diet is fairly good.  For breakfast, I have oatmeal with dried fruits and nuts, including prunes “dried plums” which have very high levels of antioxidants [PDF]. I also have a small glass of carrot juice. Read more

Foods for Improving Memory?

I looked around for information on food that helps to improve brain function and memory. It’s difficult to get accurate information on nutrition from the Internet.

It looks like many of the articles on diet and brain function are using the same sources. The common theme of all the articles is basically just to eat well:
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