Diet and Brain Health
a photo of a food preparation area in a home kitchen, with a person rinsing vegetables at the sink, separate cutting boards for vegetables and meat, and an array of ingredients at hand.
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Alzheimer's disease
Mediterranean Diet
MIND diet
DASH diet
Vitamin B12

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Tolani, Pooja N., and Wendy J. Dahl. 2018. “Diet and Brain Health: FSHN18-1/FS304, 1/2018”. EDIS 2018 (1). Gainesville, FL.


Following a healthful diet provides many benefits throughout the life cycle. Maintaining good eating habits as we age can be especially helpful to preserve cognitive health (the ability to remember, learn, and make decisions). This 3-page publication provides tips for healthful eating that may help to maximize brain health in older adults. Written by Pooja Tolani and Wendy J. Dahl and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, January 2018.
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