‘MIND diet’ may help in reducing dementia risk

‘MIND diet’ may help in reducing dementia risk

The study followed 1,220 adults aged 60 and older, for a period of 12 years. During this time, a dietary pattern that followed the MIND diet was linked to 19% reduced odds of developing clinically diagnosed mild cognitive impairment or dementia. (Shutterstock) A diet designed for brain health may reduce the risk of developing cognitive impairment and disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, a study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows. The…

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Following MIND Diet May Reduce Risk Of Cognitive Impairment And Dementia: Study

Following MIND Diet May Reduce Risk Of Cognitive Impairment And Dementia: Study

Dementia is a mental condition wherein brain functions are said to be impaired, such as memory loss and judgment. Chronic dementia can last for several years or can even be lifetime. A new study has suggested that following a specifically designed MIND diet may help reduce risks of the debilitating disease. The study, which was conducted by researchers at UNSW, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and ANU Australia looked at the dietary patterns of older adults…

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‘MIND diet’ may reduce dementia risk: Study

‘MIND diet’ may reduce dementia risk: Study

The study, published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia, reviewed the potential protective effects of the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet, also known as the MIND diet. ‘MIND diet’ may reduce dementia risk (Representational image)  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images Melbourne: A diet designed for brain health may reduce the risk of developing cognitive impairment and disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, a study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows. The study, published…

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Eating Pumpkin Seeds Everyday May Keep Your Heart Healthy And Active

Eating Pumpkin Seeds Everyday May Keep Your Heart Healthy And Active

Seeds and sprouts have earned a special place in the list of superfoods. Tiny and crunchy, they are packed with healthy monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats and essential nutrients such as protein, fibre, vitamins, iron and omega-3 fatty acids that are known to promote healthy functioning of the body, especially heart. There are various kinds of seeds like flaxseeds, chia seeds, sunflower seeds and sesame seeds that one can include in their diet in order to stay…

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Some People Are Trying the Lazy Keto Diet, but These Experts Say It May Not Work

Some People Are Trying the Lazy Keto Diet, but These Experts Say It May Not Work

The ketogenic diet gets rave reviews for its quick results, but it’s also known to be pretty involved with very specific food rules. It’s tempting to want to try to do “keto light” and find an easier spin on this popular diet, but is that possible? The experts aren’t so sure. “The ketogenic diet means that the body is relying on ketone bodies (rather than carbohydrates/glucose) for fuel,” said Alix Turoff MS, RD, CDN, a CPT registered…

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High Blood Pressure? Follow The DASH Diet That May Help Regulate And Manage Hypertension

High Blood Pressure? Follow The DASH Diet That May Help Regulate And Manage Hypertension

In the world full of weight loss diet, we have the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or the DASH diet, which is believed to help treat hypertension or high blood pressure. The DASH diet encourages you to reduce sodium intake in your diet and add more variety of foods rich in nutrients that help reduce blood pressure levels. Is this diet effective? What does it really preach? Does it compromise on what is called a…

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A carb-rich diet intake may increase risk of cancer recurrence

A carb-rich diet intake may increase risk of cancer recurrence

WASHINGTON: Eating high amounts of carbohydrates and sugar during the year prior to treatment can increase the risks of head and neck cancer recurrence and mortality, a study has found. However, eating moderate amounts of fats and starchy foods such as whole grains, potatoes and legumes after treatment could have protective benefits, reducing patients’ risks of disease recurrence and death, said Anna E Arthur, a professor at the University of Illinois in the US. Researchers tracked the pre- and…

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