Neurology Advisor: Stroke survivors may benefit from following strict MIND diet

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For stroke survivors, high adherence to the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet is associated with a slower rate of cognitive decline, according to a study presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference, held from in Los Angeles. Laurel J. Cherian, MD, from the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and colleagues annually assessed 106 participants with a history of stroke at baseline enrollment for an average of 4.7 years to examine whether the MIND diet slows cognitive decline. (February 5, 2018)

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