Jan 15, 2021

MIND and Mediterranean Diets Associated With Later Onset of Parkinson’s Disease

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Summary: Close adherence to the MIND and Mediterranean diets delayed the onset of Parkinson’s disease by up to 17.4 years in women, and 8.4 years in men.

Source: University of British Columbia.

A new study from UBC researchers suggests a strong correlation between following the MIND and Mediterranean diets and later onset of Parkinson’s disease (PD). While researchers have long known of neuroprotective effects of the MIND diet for diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia, this study is the first to suggest a link between this diet and brain health for Parkinson’s disease (PD).

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