MIND Diet, Common Brain Pathologies, and Cognition in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

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

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."