The results of research conducted by Dr Nilolaos Scarmeas at Columbia University with over 2,000 adults not living with dementia, over 65 years of age has revealed that those who had a Mediterranean type
diet were 38% less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease have been published in
the online Journal of Neurology.
This means a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and omega-3
fatty acids is not only good for our hearts but also for our brains. The diet
includes more salad dressings, nuts, tomatoes, fish, poultry, dark green leafy
vegetables, cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, and fruits ; and less red
meat, butter and high fat dairy products.