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For Senior Citizens Suffering From Memory Loss: Your Food Is Your Medicine!

For senior citizens suffering from Memory Loss: Your Food is Your Medicine!

As you age, you start facing many physical as well as mental problems.

And, the most common problem is memory loss ….

You forget where you have kept your keys or wallet,

you forget name of family members,

you forget to take your medicines ………

There can be many reasons for your memory loss in older age

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Narrowing of Small Blood Vessels in Your Brain
  • Brain Stroke
  • Head Injury
  • Depression
  • Folate Deficiency

Yes! Your difficulty in remembering your daily things are

not necessarily because of some difficult to treat diseases like

Alzheimer’s disease or Brain Stroke.

Your memory loss may be simply because of your Folate deficiency!

Why to take synthetic Folic acid when you can

take Folate from natural sources?

Your food is your medicine.

Good Natural Vegetarian Sources of Folate Are:

  • Bengal Gram Whole

Take Roasted Bengal gram,

take soaked Bengal gram whole every morning,

have whole Bengal gram subji or

Chana chat!

  • Spinach

take simple spinach subji,

spinach paratha or

have spinach raita (salad)

  • Sesame Seed

have roasted sesame seed in mukhwas (mouth freshener).

add crushed sesame seed in many subjis and chatnis,

have sesame chikki!

  • Ladies Finger


Yes, it is possible to retain your memory even in older age…

This is the time when you have to look after yourself more,

Take proper nutrition and do regular mental exercises like

math puzzles and memory games….

Providing simple solutions for the complexities of life-

Dr. Bhumita Makwana

Your Dietitian & Cosmetic Clinician 

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