The authors concluded, “In the current study, higher adherence to MeDi was associated with lower risk of dementia and cognitive decline in traditional Mediterranean populations.”
What is in the Mediterranean diet?
The Mediterranean diet incorporates the traditional healthy lifestyle habits of people from countries bordering the Mediterranean, including France, Greece, Italy and Spain.
It varies by country and region, so it has a set of tariffs. But they are generally rich in vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts, beans, grains, grains, fish, and unsaturated fats such as olive oil. It usually includes eating low amounts of meat and dairy products.
You can bring your diet closer to the Mediterranean style by:
- Eat a lot of starchy foods, such as bread and pasta
- Eating more fruits and vegetables
- Including fish in your diet
- Reducing meat intake
- Choose products made from vegetable and vegetable oils such as olive oil.