New Diet Shows Benefits in Slowing Progression of Dementia, Alzheimer's

With an aging population dementia and Alzheimer's Disease are becoming growing problems in the medical community. Recent research has shown benefits of diet slowing the progression of these conditions.

With an aging population dementia and Alzheimer's Disease are becoming growing problems in the medical community. Recent research has shown benefits of diet slowing the progression of these conditions.

Martha Clare Morris, ScD, from Rush University Medical Center discussed the history of the "Mind Diet" during a recent interview with MD Magazine. Morris said the diet her team developed is similar to certain aspects of the Mediterranean and DASH Diet with a focus on certain food groups proven to be good for protecting neurological and cognitive functions to help slow progression of dementia and Alzheimer's.