Due to the MIND diet’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, it has been shown to not only protect the brain, but against cardiovascular disease and some forms of cancer.
The MIND diet combines elements from The Mediterranean Diet and the DASH Diet (Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension). This diet was designed to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, but has many other wonderful health benefits.
What does “MIND” stand for?
“MIND” stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay.
Healthy diet = Healthy brain.
Eating certain foods can help improve brain health and preserve brain function.
Foods to Enjoy on the MIND Diet:
- Green leafy vegetables & other vegetables
- Whole grains
- Poultry (do not eat fried poultry)
- Olive Oil (use as your main cooking oil)
- Wine (limit to one glass per day)
Not sure where to start?
Try one of these MIND Diet Recipes from Moshlife.com
Foods to Avoid on the MIND Diet:
- Red meat
- Fried food
- Pastries and sweets
- Butter and margarine
*Talk to your doctor to determine if the MIND diet is right for you.
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