Having a noggin’ that runs well is essential for everything else to work without a hitch. Your diet plays a huge role in keeping it sharp and lowering your risk of Alzheimer’s down the road. And now there’s a diet tailored specifically to Alzheimer’s prevention. The MIND diet (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) is a hybrid of two of the best ways to eat: the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet (which was created to decrease hypertension). Researchers at Rush University Medical Center found that those who followed the MIND diet strictly lowered their risk of Alzheimer’s by up to 53%!

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