16 Quick Mediterranean Recipes That can cut Alzheimer’s Risk

People who eat a diet of olive oil, nuts, fish, poultry, and certain fruits and vegetables are at a lower risk for Alzheimer’s. Eating foods specifically selected for the benefits to your brain health, such as foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, omega-6 fatty acids, vitamin E, vitamin B12 and folate can reduce the risk of the disease up to 40%, and because Alzheimer’s has no cure, prevention is key. “Diet is probably the easiest way to modify the disease risk. In the study, those least likely to develop Alzheimer’s ate more olive oil-based salad dressing, nuts, fish, tomatoes, poultry, cruciferous vegetables, fruits and dark leafy greens; they also ate less red meat, organ meat, and high fat dairy products.
The foods recommended for brain health are foods part of a Mediterranean diet, which has already proven itself as heart-healthy. With all the conflicting news about food and health, it’s a huge relief to learn that a healthy diet for your heart is also good for your brain.
For those of us thinking in practical terms, as in what’s going on the dinner table, Michael Pollan’s mantra can help simplify things all around: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”
1. Roasted Red Pepper, Artichoke, Olive, and Parmesan Frittata
2. Lemony Chickpea Stirfry
3. Red Quinoa Salad with Red Peppers and Pine Nuts
4. Mediterranean Poached Eggs
5. Spring Barley Risotto
6. Broccoli Garlic Pasta
7. Whole Wheat Greek Pizza
8. Spicy Lemon Pepper Pasta with Broccoli
9. Chicken Quinoa Stew
10. Hudson Valley Chicken Club Sandwich
11. Wine Poached Chicken with Charmoula and Chopped Salad
12. Roast Cod with Potatoes and Onions
13. Seafood Couscous Paella
14. Roasted Salmon and Asparagus
15. Seared Arctic Char with Broccolini and Olives
16. Bass in Artichoke and Tomato Broth
The links to these delicious recipes are listed at the link below.



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