When it comes to aging well, MIND diet really can matter

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When it comes to aging well, MIND diet really can matter

Leafy and non-leafy vegetables are a big part of the MIND diet, which health experts say can help keep your brain and body healthy.

When it comes to aging well, MIND diet really can matter

Leafy and non-leafy vegetables are a big part of the MIND diet, which health experts say can help keep your brain and body healthy.
MIND diet components

Food ServingsLeafy vegetables 7+ weekly
Other vegetables 14+ weekly
Berries, particularly At least ½ cup daily
blueberries
Nuts (walnuts, 2 tablespoons daily
almonds,
cashews, pecans)
Olive oil At least 1 tablespoon daily
Butter, cream maximum 1 tablespoon (or less) daily
Regular cheese Less than 1 ounce daily
Whole grains 28 +servings weekly
Fish (not fried, 1 meal or more weekly
not shelled) (3 to 4 ounce serving)
Poultry (not fried) 2+ meals weekly
(3 to 4 ounce serving)
Lean red meat Less than 4 meals per week (3 to 4 ounce serving)
Fast foods Less than once a week
Pastries and sweets Less than 5 small
servings weekly
Alcohol, wine 1 glass daily
(4 ounce serving)

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