10 of the Best Nutrients Proven to Help Improve Memory

6. Vitamin B for memory

Vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and folic acid all help control levels of homocysteine,[10] an amino acid that has been associated with poor memory and increased risk of dementia.[11]

Vitamin B-12 deficiency is quite common in vegetarians and older adults.

What should you eat? Good sources of vitamin B12 and B6 are meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk and soybeans. Good sources of folic acid are leafy vegetables, asparagus, avocado, beets, broccoli, wheat germ and chickpeas.

symptoms of vitamin b12 deficiency

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