The MIND Diet Can Save You From Alzheimer’s Disease
It appears that one’s dietary habits over the course of a lifetime play a crucial role in determining whether or not that person develops Alzheimer’s disease. A new diet may hold the key to preventing this disease that robs people of their life’s memories in old age. The MIND diet stands for “Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay.” It is a cross between the famous Mediterranean Diet and the DASH Diet, which is designed to combat high blood pressure. The MIND Diet combines the best aspects of each to create a diet specifically designed to reduce the onset of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.
What Foods Are Allowed In The MIND Diet?
The MIND Diet is based around the following food items:
- Olive Oil
- Whole Grains
- Leafy Green Vegetables
- Non-leafy Vegetables
- Red Wine (And you thought diets were boring!)
As with any diet, it’s just as important to take note of what foods to reduce or avoid all together:
- Red Meat
- Pastries and Sweets
- Butter and Margarine
- Fried Food and Fast Food
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