Green Leafy veggies are a thumbs up on the MIND Diet, good to know, have at it with your kale and spinach and collard greens. Two servings are the minimum recommended and six or more pack the ultimate punch.
Other veggies, just cause you can get your greens, doesn’t mean you should ignore other veggies, stick with those you love in salads and sides.
Nuts are a natural superfood we all need to probably eat more of high in fiber, antioxidants and the good fats. They can help reduce the risk of heart disease and lower bad cholesterol.
Berries are the only fruits that are pointed out specifically for the MIND Diet, we’re cool with that, blueberries, love ‘em.
Beans are also recommended, maybe they make you toot, maybe they don’t – high in fiber and protein , low in calories and fats. Recommended three times a week.
Whole grains, we really need not say more. No processed grains.
Fish, as opposed to the full Mediterranean diet which almost drowns you in fish, the MIND diet lets you off with one serving a week, but feel free to have more.
Poultry is good. Two or more a week.
The MIND diet allows for four servings of red meat per week, that’s an acceptable amount of red meat and probably what we take in with or without knowing.
Knock out the butter and stick with a good quality olive oil.
Wine, every diet basically recommends at least one glass a day at this point. Have at it.