Brain

Year Published: 2020

Journal

Eur J Nutr

Authors

L M P Wesselman , D Melo van Lent, A Schröder, O van de Rest , O Peters , F Menne, M Fuentes, J Priller, E J Spruth , S Altenstein , A Schneider , K Fließbach , S Roeske , S Wolfsgruber , L Kleineidam , A Spottke , V Pross , J Wiltfang , R Vukovich , A K Schild , E Düzel , C D Metzger , W Glanz , K Buerger , D Janowitz , R Perneczky , M Tatò , S Teipel , I Kilimann , C Laske , M Buchmann , A Ramirez , S A M Sikkes , F Jessen , W M van der Flier , M Wagner

Methods

This study looked at the relationship between dietary patterns and cognition in 389 elderly people from the German DELCODE stody.

Key Findings

Adherence to the Mediterranean and MIND diets were associated with better memory, as well as language functions. Both of these dietary patterns are rich in nuts, fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.