New brain diet ‘slows mental decline’

New brain diet ‘slows mental decline’

“Eating food rich in vitamins and minerals keeps the brain younger,” reports the Daily Express. The headline was prompted by a US study of a new diet called MIND, which appeared to slow down ageing of the brain. The MIND diet was developed specifically to help improve brain function and reduce dementia, and is a combination of the Mediterranean diet and the blood pressure-lowering DASH diet. Both of these diets have previously shown positive effects on cognitive decline. The researchers wanted to see if they could narrow down which elements…

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