Eat Less, Stay Smart? Cut Calories for Better Memory

High caloric intake is linked with mild cognitive impairment for those over 70. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is the stage between normal memory loss and early Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers found that the odds of having MCI doubled for those who consumed the most calories. “Cutting calories and eating foods that make up a healthy diet may be a simpler way to prevent memory loss as we age” said Dr. Yonas Geda.

Feb. 14, 2012,