Psychology Today reports:
- Eating more green, leafy vegetables and less red meat were associated with improved cognitive functioning in a recent study of older adults.
- Conversely, a diet high in processed foods was associated with poorer cognitive functioning.
- No visible differences in brain structure were observed between those who followed a Mediterranean-style diet and those who didn’t.
- However, past studies have found that switching to a Mediterranean diet may trigger positive physical changes, such as a healthier microbiome.
Read the full article on Psychology Today: Your Brain on a Mediterranean Diet