Mental health is a complex area but there are several nutritional factors that are known to influence mood and mental function.As you grow older you tend to become more forgetful.
However, memory problem and difficulties in concentrating can happen at any age.For example, your brain needs glucose-the end product of carbohydrate metabolism-to function properly.However, the body’s ability to use glucose depends on several vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin B3 and B6,chromium, manganese and Zinc.
Blood sugar levels, which affect mood, can be unbalanced by lack of sleep, depression, stress and anxiety, allergies and hormonal imbalance.
Poor nutrition is often thought to cause memory problems, so make sure you eat a healthy diet. Gentle exercise increases the flow of blood to the brain and helps to improve brain function.