MIND diet associated with reduced incidence of Alzheimer’s disease.

Auteur(s) :
Tangney CC., Wang Y., Bennett DA., Morris MC., Sacks FM., Aggarwal NT.
Date :
Fév, 2015
Source(s) :
Alzheimer’s & dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. # p
Adresse :
Department of Internal Medicine and the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center at Rush University Medical Center. Electronic address: martha_c_morris@rush.edu.

Sommaire de l'article

In a previous study, higher concordance to the MIND diet, a hybrid Mediterranean-Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet, was associated with slower cognitive decline. In this study we related these three dietary patterns to incident Alzheimer's disease (AD).

We investigated the diet-AD relations in a prospective study of 923 participants, ages 58 to 98 years, followed on average 4.5 years. Diet was assessed by a semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire.

In adjusted proportional hazards models, the second (hazards ratio or HR = 0.65, 95% confidence interval or CI 0.44, 0.98) and highest tertiles (HR = 0.47, 95% CI 0.26, 0.76) of MIND diet scores had lower rates of AD versus tertile 1, whereas only the third tertiles of the DASH (HR = 0.61, 95% CI 0.38, 0.97) and Mediterranean (HR = 0.46, 95% CI 0.26, 0.79) diets were associated with lower AD rates.

High adherence to all three diets may reduce AD risk. Moderate adherence to the MIND diet may also decrease AD risk.

Source : Pubmed