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Boost your brain health with the MIND diet


Boost your brain health with the MIND diet
The Seattle Times

While both of those ways of eating have been shown to have benefits for brain health, reducing the risk of cognitive decline from dementia and Alzheimerâs disease, the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet is tailored to fit the current science, taking the best of both diets and going a step further. It was developed by Martha Clare Morris, a nutritional epidemiologist at Rush University Medical Center, through a study funded by the National Institute on Aging.âThereâs no cure for Alzheimerâs disease, and even the approved treatments are not all that effective, so this really points to the importance of prevention,â said Fran Grodstein, ScD professor of medicine at Brigham and Womanâs Hospital at Harvard Medical School, speaking at the Nutrition & Health Conference in Phoenix in May.

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