X-Message-Number: 12051
Date: Sat, 3 Jul 1999 08:34:00 -0700 (PDT)
From: Doug Skrecky <>
Subject: (fwd) Re: Mediterranean diet can help prevent memory loss

From: "Chiara" <>
Newsgroups: alt.support.mult-sclerosis

>>Tuesday May 11 6:10 PM ET
>>Mediterranean diet can help prevent memory
>>NEW YORK, May 11 (Reuters Health) -- While
>the heart-smart benefits of
>>the typical Mediterranean diet are well
>established, new research
>>suggests that such diets, which are rich in
>olive oil, may also stave
>>off age-related memory loss in healthy,
>elderly people.
>>In the May issue of the journal Neurology,
>researchers led by Dr.
>>Antonio Capurso of the University of Bari in
>Italy, report that of 278
>>senior citizens, those who consumed diets
>high in monounsaturated fats
>>were less likely to experience age-related
>cognitive decline compared
>>with people who ate less monounsaturated

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