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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7 dietary factors may increase your risk of cancer: Study

7 dietary factors may increase your risk of cancer: Study

Seven dietary factors may increase the risk of cancer for American adults aged 20 and over, according to a new study published in the JNCI Cancer Spectrum medical journal. The study, conducted by researchers at Tuft’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, found that in 2015 over 80,000 new cancer cases were associated with low whole-grain intake, low dairy intake, high intake of processed meats and red meat, low fruit and vegetable intake, and high intake…

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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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Could the brain-boosting MIND diet reduce the risk of dementia?

Could the brain-boosting MIND diet reduce the risk of dementia?

Following the MIND diet, which encourages plenty of brain-boosting foods such as berries, could help reduce the risk of dementia according to new research. — AFP pic SYDNEY, March 11 — New Australian research has found that following the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet, more commonly known as the MIND diet, does appear to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment in older adults. Carried out by researchers at the Australian National University, the University…

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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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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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