MIND diet slows cognitive decline with aging

Year Published: 2015


Alzheimers Dement


Morris MC, Tangney CC, Wang Y, Sacks FM, Barnes LL, Bennett DA, Aggarwal NT


The MIND diet takes components of the Mediterranean and DASH diets that are known to improve brain health. The diet includes both peanuts and peanut butter. In this study, researchers looked at the relationship between MIND diet adherence and cognitive decline with aging.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Results showed that a higher adherence to the MIND diet was associated with a slower decline in cognitive scores with age.