Brain Health

Year Published: 2021


J Alzheimers Dis


Klodian Dhana, Bryan D James, Puja Agarwal, Neelum T Aggarwal, Laurel J Cherian, Sue E Leurgans, Lisa L Barnes, David A Bennett, Julie A Schneider


"Background: MIND diet, a hybrid of the Mediterranean diet and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet, is associated with a slower cognitive decline and lower risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) dementia in older adults.

Key Findings

"MIND diet is associated with better cognitive functioning independently of common brain pathology, suggesting that the MIND diet may contribute to cognitive resilience in the elderly."