Eat less, take coffee for better memory, thinner waistline

If you are one of those who always wished to have a strong memory power or remained worried due to increasing waistline, the solution lies in eating less and taking a cup of coffee in everyday life, a new study has suggested.

Researchers have found eating less could help you remember more and skipping dessert and having an after-dinner coffee instead could also be good for your brain as well as the waistline, the Daily Mail reported.

The news comes from an Italian study into `calorific restriction` – the idea that near-starvation rations boost health and extend life.

Scientists have long known of the phenomenon, but struggled to work out just what it is about severely cutting calories that improves health.

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