Mediterranean Diet Slashes Dementia Risk by Almost a Quarter

September 20, 2023
Jennifer J. Manly, PhD

Jennifer J. Manly, PhD

Several different diseases can cause dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Lewy body dementia, and Parkinson’s disease. Columbia University researchers have found that almost 10% of US adults ages 65 and older have dementia, while another 22% have mild cognitive impairment. [read more]

Editor's Note: The Columbia University researchers referenced here were led by Jennifer Manly, a professor of neuropsychology in the Department of Neurology at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Source: New York Post