Mediterranean Diet Adherence Tied To Lower Risk Of Cognitive Impairment.

Alabama Live (4/30, Oliver) reports that people who follow a Mediterranean diet “were 19 percent less likely to develop problems with their thinking and memory skills,” according to a studypublished April 29 in the journal Neurology.

HealthDay (4/30, Reinberg) reports, “Using data from participants enrolled in a nationwide study on stroke, the researchers gleaned diet information from more than 17,000 white and black men and women whose average age was 64.” Study “participants also took tests that measured their memory and thinking (cognitive) skills.”

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— “Mediterranean Diet Might Help Stave Off Dementia, “Steven Reinberg, HealthDay, April 29, 2013.

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