Brain

Year Published: 2019

Journal

JAMA

Authors

Chuang SY, Lo YL, Wu SY, Wang PN, Pan WH

Methods

The aim of this study was to find dietary patterns associated with cognitive function in Taiwanese adults. Authors studied 1245 older persons who enrolled in the Nutrition and Health Survey in Taiwan.

Key Findings

Results showed that a dietary pattern that emphasized phytonutrient-rich plant foods like fruits, whole grains, nuts and vegetables was associated with better cognitve function in older adults.