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The Mediterranean Diet Does It Again

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

A new report in the February issue of Archives of Neurology provides more good reasons to follow a Mediterranean diet — one with lots of fish, vegetables, legumes, fruits, cereals, and unsaturated fats and moderate alcohol consumption, and little meat, dairy, and saturated fats. Researchers found that eating Mediterranean-style put people at lower risk of mild cognitive impairment — a stage between normal aging and dementia — and of transitioning from mild cognitive impairment into Alzheimer’s disease.