The Mediterranean Diet Is Just As Good For Your Brain As It Is For Your Heart

Two months ago we heard the news that sticking to a Mediterranean diet is extraordinarily beneficial for cardiovascular health, but a new study reported in today's New York Times indicates that eating like a Greek may also be great for your cognitive wellbeing. As if you needed another reason to eat less meat and more vegetables!

Here's the Times on the study:

Demographic variables were controlled for, according to the report, meaning the likely cause for the increased cognitive abilities was indeed the diet. Unfortunately, these results didn't seem to hold true for those with Type II diabetes.

What do you think of these new findings? Is this the evidence that's convinced you to make a switch to a Mediterranean-style diet? If you already follow this dietary lifestyle, have you noticed any benefits? Let us know!

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