Mediterranean Diet May Be Key To Avoiding Stroke, Dementia

A new study reveals that adhering to the Mediterranean diet may help seniors avoid strokes, and ultimately dementia. The diet, which has made headlines in recent years for its heart and dietary benefits, was shown in a new study to reduce strokes in the brain -- visible on MRI scans. Recent evidence has suggested that these strokes can reduce cognitive function in later years. The Mediterranean diet has a number of incarnations, but focuses heavily on whole grains, fruits and vegetables,...Full Story
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