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What is the MIND Diet?

The MIND diet is a dietary pattern associated with improved cognition, memory, and brain health. Some studies have shown that it may reduce the risk for cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. Nutrients such as B-vitamins, phytochemicals with antioxidant properties, and omega-3 fatty acids are all vital for brain health, and […]

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What is a Healthy Dietary Pattern

A healthy dietary pattern includes the combination of all the foods and beverages an individual consumes over time. All foods and beverages work together to create a healthy eating puzzle to meet nutritional needs over an individual’s lifespan at each stage of life. A healthy eating pattern can be adapted […]

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The Mediterranean Diet

What is the Mediterranean diet? The Mediterranean Diet, sometimes referred to as the ‘Greek Mediterranean Diet’ or ‘Mediterranean Diet Plan’ is actually more of a dietary pattern that is characteristic of people living in regions around the Mediterranean Sea. Although it is called a diet, the Mediterranean diet is not […]