According to a new study by researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine, a lifetime of healthy eating may help memory function as one ages.

explains that the participants in the study who consumed the most choline performed the best on memory tests. The senior research is quoted as saying “I think the message is that eating a healthy, balanced diet in mid-life is important.”

Fortunately, eggs easily fit into a helathy, balanced diet and they have plenty of choline. One large eggs has 113mg of choline, which is over a quarter of adequate intake of choline for the average woman.