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Mediterranean diet may help counteract age-related declines in memory and thinking skills

Posted May 13, 2015, 4:47 pm Julie Corliss, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter When I make a salad, I drizzle olive oil onto it and toss in a handful of toasted walnuts. Could this simple, tasty habit help me stay mentally sharp in the coming years? Maybe so. A new study in this week’s JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that eating a Mediterranean-style diet enhanced with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts is good for…

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