Feed Your Brain With the MIND Diet

Feed Your Brain With the MIND Diet

As we age, many factors can affect how our bodies function. These factors may seem out of our control, but there are actually things one can do to boost physical and mental functioning. Pam VanKampen of Chippewa Falls has been a registered dietician for 32 years. She was raised on a farm and says she learned at an early age that “food is powerful, and food is healing.” While working in a hospital setting in…

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‘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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Study suggests MIND diet reduces the risk of dementia

Study suggests MIND diet reduces the risk of dementia

A study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows those who followed a diet designed for brain health have a reduced risk of developing cognitive impairment. Following a diet designed to increase brain health in the long term appears to reduce the odds of cognitive impairment and disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, a study led by researchers from UNSW, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and ANU shows. Published last week in Alzheimer’s & Dementia, the authors reviewed the…

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Diet: Things to keep in mind while following a low carb diet

Diet: Things to keep in mind while following a low carb diet

If you are someone who is planning to lose weight from quite a while now, then I am sure you might’ve come across several diets which claim that following it will help you lose those extra kgs. But sadly the overwhelming information about diets not only confuse us, but it also shifts our focus from healthy living to losing weight. With a plethora of diets available on the internet, we fail to understand that shedding…

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Mind your peas and quinoa: with the MIND diet

CRAIG BRESLOW, dubbed “the smartest man in baseball,” pitched for seven MLB teams, including two stints with the Boston Red Sox in 2006 and 2011-15. That was after he attended Yale (majoring in biochemistry and biophysics while leading Ivy League baseball with a 2.56 ERA). He was also admitted to, but didn’t attend, NYU Medical School. A mind to admire! So is the MIND diet, aka the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay, since research indicates…

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Should You Try the MIND Diet to Preserve Your Brain’s Health After a Stroke?

Should You Try the MIND Diet to Preserve Your Brain’s Health After a Stroke?

When it comes to heart health, the Mediterranean diet is the winner. The DASH diet is the best choice for patients with high blood pressure. Both diets have shown some ability to protect the brain from cognitive decline. Now it appears that a diet composed of those brain-beneficial foods may help shield stroke survivors from developing dementia within 10 years after their stroke. The eating regimen, known as the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet, emphasizes specific foods to…

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Heart-N-Hands EHC learns about MIND Diet

Heart-N-Hands EHC learns about MIND Diet

Carolyn Harness presented the program,“The MIND Diet,” at the recent meeting of the Heart-N-Hands Extension Homemakers Club. The potluck luncheon meeting was held at the Centennial Fellowship Church at White Hall. Harness said the MIND Diet was effective in significantly reducing dementia risks even among people who moderately followed the diet. According to the presentation, the MIND Diet is based on research and includes foods shown to improve cognitive function. Include these 10 brain healthy…

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Study suggests MIND diet reduces the risk of dementia

Study suggests MIND diet reduces the risk of dementia

A study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows those who followed a diet designed for brain health have a reduced risk of developing cognitive impairment. Following a diet designed to increase brain health in the long term appears to reduce the odds of cognitive impairment and disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, a study led by researchers from UNSW, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and ANU shows. Published last week in Alzheimer’s & Dementia, the authors reviewed the…

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