Diet and Aging

The CNP Diet and Aging Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and aging. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category are available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).

2020

The role of diet in preventing and reducing cognitive decline

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2020

Influence of the Mediterranean and Ketogenic diets on cognitive status and decline: a narrative review

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2020

The impact of nutrition and intestinal microbiome on elderly depression-a systematic review

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2019

The role of nutrients in reducing the risk for noncommunicable diseases during aging

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2017

Alzheimer's disease and diet: a systematic review

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2017

Mediterranean diet and cognitive health: initial results from the Hellenic Longitudinal Investigation of Ageing and Diet

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2020

Mediterranean Diet nutrients to turn the tide against Insulin Resistance and related diseases

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2019

Depression in middle and older adulthood: the role of immigration, nutrition, and other determinants of health in the Canadian longitudinal study on aging

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2019

Diet and Alzheimer's dementia - nutritional approach to modulate inflammation

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2019

Plant-based dietary patterns, plant foods, and age-related cognitive decline

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2019

Lifestyle choices and brain health

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2019

Diet and inflammation in cognitive ageing and Alzheimer’s Disease

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2018

Nutritional prevention of cognitive decline and dementia

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2017

Adherence to Mediterranean diet and risk of developing cognitive disorders: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

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2018

The role of nutrition in cognitive function and brain ageing in the elderly

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2019

Association of diet quality and vegetable variety with the risk of cognitive decline in Chinese older adults

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2019

Gut health, nutrient intake and well-being in community-dwelling older adults

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2019

Mediterranean and MIND diets containing olive biophenols reduces the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease

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2019

The Mediterranean, dietary approaches to stop hypertension (DASH), and Mediterranean-DASH intervention for neurodegenerative delay (MIND) diets are associated with less cognitive decline and a lower risk of Alzheimer's disease-a review

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2019

MIND not Mediterranean diet related to 12-year incidence of cognitive impairment in an Australian longitudinal cohort study

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2017

Increased consumption of fruit and vegetables is related to a reduced risk of cognitive impairment and dementia: meta-analysis

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2018

Association between diets and mild cognitive impairment in adults aged 50 years or older

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2019

The effect of nutrition on older people's mental health

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2019

Dietary protein and amino acid intake: links to the maintenance of cognitive health

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2019

A novel anti-inflammatory role of Omega-3 PUFAs in prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis and vascular cognitive impairment and dementia

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2019

Study protocol: associations between dietary patterns, cognitive function and metabolic syndrome in older adults - a cross-sectional study

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2019

CoQ10 and cognition a review and study protocol for a 90-Day randomized controlled trial investigating the cognitive effects of ubiquinol in the healthy elderly

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2020

Association between Diet Quality and Frailty Prevalence in the Physicians' Health Study

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2017

Lifestyle modulators of neuroplasticity: how physical activity, mental engagement, and diet promote cognitive health during aging

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2019

Insulin resistance and oxidative stress in the brain: what’s new?

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2018

Potential for diet to prevent and remediate cognitive deficits in neurological disorders

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2019

Dietary patterns and cognitive health in older adults: A systematic review

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2018

Mediterranean diet, food consumption and risk of late-life depression: The Mugello Study

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2018

HbA1c, diabetes and cognitive decline: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

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2018

Diet, nutrition and the aging brain: current evidence and new directions

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2020

Lifestyle modifications and nutritional interventions in aging-associated cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s Disease

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2020

Dietary inflammatory index and the risk of frailty among older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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2020

Findings of a pilot study investigating the effects of Mediterranean diet and aerobic exercise on cognition in cognitively healthy older people living independently within aged-care facilities: the Lifestyle Intervention in Independent Living Aged Care (LIILAC) study

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2014

Long-term intake of nuts in relation to cognitive function in older women

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2020

Long-term dietary flavonoid intake and risk of Alzheimer disease and related dementias in the Framingham Offspring Cohort

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2018

A systematic review of behavioural interventions promoting healthy eating among older people

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2020

Nutritional ketosis as an intervention to relieve astrogliosis: Possible therapeutic applications in the treatment of neurodegenerative and neuroprogressive disorders

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2015

A randomised controlled intervention trial evaluating the efficacy of a Mediterranean dietary pattern on cognitive function and psychological wellbeing in healthy older adults: the MedLey study

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2019

Mediterranean-dash intervention for neurodegenerative delay (MIND) diet slows cognitive decline after stroke

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2018

MIND diet associated with reduced incidence and delayed progression of Parkinsonism in old age

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2018

Prospective association between adherence to the MIND diet and subjective memory complaints in the French NutriNet-Santé cohort

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2017

Effects of a mixed berry beverage on cognitive functions and cardiometabolic risk markers; A randomized cross-over study in healthy older adults

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2014

Supplemental substances derived from foods as adjunctive therapeutic agents for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and disorders

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2019

Adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with cognitive function in an older non-Mediterranean sample: findings from the Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study

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2017

Dietary pattern, inflammation and cognitive decline: The Whitehall II prospective cohort study

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2019

Diet and biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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2012

Memory improvements in elderly women following 16 weeks treatment with a combined multivitamin, mineral and herbal supplement

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2018

Nutritional prevention of cognitive decline and dementia

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