Harvard Heart Letter

Heart-healthy diet linked to bigger brain volume

Research we’re watching The same diet that doctors recommend for dodging heart disease also may help preserve brain tissue, a new study finds. Researchers scrutinized diet surveys from more than 4,200 people with an average age of 66 and ranked the quality of their diets on a scale of 0 to 14. A score of 14 was healthiest and included lots of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nuts, dairy, and fish, but limited…

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