Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

Year Published: 2021




Satoyo Ikehara, Hiroyasu Iso, Yoshihiro Kokubo, Kazumasa Yamagishi, Isao Saito, Hiroshi Yatsuya, Takashi Kimura, Norie Sawada, Motoki Iwasaki, Shoichiro Tsugane, and the JPHC Study Group


"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. Objective: We aim to examine whether the association of the MIND diet with cognition is independent of common brain pathologies."

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."