mental

August 1, 2016
Mediterranean-Style Diet for a Happier, Bigger Brain

Mediterranean-Style Diet for a Happier, Bigger Brain

While no single food can promise better mood or mental sharpness into old age, specific dietary patterns might just help to shape our cognitive and psychological well-being. Over the past five years, evidence from animal and human studies has been pointing to the importance of a Mediterranean-style diet for prevention of depression and anxiety.[1] Now we have proof - via MRI scans - that a Mediterranean-style diet helps to prevent brain shrinkage as well.