By Alan Mozes
THURSDAY, March 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A Mediterranean diet may help multiple sclerosis (MS) patients ward off damage to their thinking skills.
New research finds that a diet rich in veggies, fruit, fish and healthy fat reduced their risk of developing memory loss as well as losing the ability to concentrate, learn new things or make decisions.
A loss of such key mental skills, or “cognitive impairment,” is a common feature of MS, a neurological disease that short circuits critical communication between the brain and body.
But the new analysis of diet and mental status among 563 people with…