The biggest fear you have when you get older, it is the fear of losing the memory; a result more and more often frequent aging.
The increases in life expectancy, has led the body to have to fight and to better control the degenerative processes, which will inevitably become more and more pressing as we age. Memory loss is the basis of many diseases to which Alzheimer's.
To aging, lifestyle and nutrition are the only weapons at our full availability, the only ones able to interact with our genetic heritage and dialogue with him constantly. Yes, because "what we do is more important than what we are", in a nutshell epigenetics or the interactions of external factors on the coding and regulation of our DNA.
In this regard feed periodically Green Leafy Vegetables, seems to be a great way to "communicate" to our DNA a positive message for the control of memory and why not, of thought. Ingesting 2 or more daily servings of vegetables in green leaves, it would lead to a mental rejuvenation process that can reach up to 11 years! This thanks to the presence of numerous substances make with this food, such as lutein, folic acid, vitamin K, beta-carotene, vitamin C and numerous polyphenols. In addition to the nutrients ability of many of these elements, many of them are critical in the control of radical-inflammatory stress, process underlying degenerative processes; lutein and beta carotene in particular, have the peculiar property of protecting our cells by interacting directly with the plasma membrane (the lining of the cells), entering inside and avoiding being damaged by free radicals (a diaphragm failure would result in the early death of the cell).
Daily introduce Green Leafy vegetables is a good strategy, but the advice is to do so with raw foods (salads) but also with cooked foods, as quick cooking on the one hand causes a small loss of heat-sensitive nutrients, but from 'another allows a better assimilation by the body.
As usual a recipe for putting into practice these tips, in a nice and tasty, "green frittata":
1 large sprig of mint,
2 stalks of celery,
3 coasts of chard with leaves,
3 leaves of lettuce,
1 bunch of arugula,
1 bunch of nettles,
4 sprigs of savory,
some fresh oregano leaf
2 white onions,
80 grams of Parmesan cheese,
extra virgin olive oil
After washing them thoroughly, coarsely chopped all vegetables and herbs, peel the onions and cut into pieces also, put these vegetables in a container together with the eggs, Parmesan cheese and a pinch of salt, finely chopped with a blender immersion for 2 '. Heat an abundant oil in a frying pan, pour the mixture, stir initially with a scoop (for better cooking), then reduce the heat, cover with lid and simmer for 6/7 ', then turn it on a plate lid and put it back in the pan on the other side, cook for 3/4 'and turn off the heat.
Enjoy your meal!