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.
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)

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.
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