Launch Reviews: The MIND Diet Book

I think the MIND diet is pretty great, but as The MIND Diet book author, I’m definitely biased. That’s why I’m happy to share that I’m not the only one who is a fan! See what the experts at The Food Network, U.S. News & World Report, Nutrition 411 and more have to say.


Food Network’s Healthy Eats

In “Exploring the MIND Diet,” Food Network Healthy Eats blogger Toby Amidor, MS, RD says, “Diets come and go, but the MIND Diet has the potential to cut the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in half and keep the brain more than seven years younger. The author of The MIND Diet, nutrition expert Maggie Moon, M.S., RDN, claims this approach to nutrition “is heart-healthy and a solid foundation for healthy eating for just about anyone.” So what exactly does the MIND Diet entail?” Read the full review on the Food Network’s Healthy Eats blog.


Sharon Palmer, Plant-Powered Dietitian

In an interview with the Plant-Powered Dietitian, Sharon Palmer, RD, who wrote the foreword for The MIND Diet, we chatted about the inspiration behind the book, my personal diet and health philosophy as well as key benefits of eating the MIND way. She also got me to pick just 3 top tips to following the MIND diet and the 5 plant-based foods I can’t live without (it was so hard to choose!). Read the full MIND Diet interview.


Nutrition 411

On nutrition hub site, Karen Buch, RDN, LDN writes, “I think dietitians will look to this book as a resource for patients, family members, and themselves. Everyone can benefit from slowing down the normal, age-related downturn in cognitive abilities that we all face. Moon points out that eating for brain health is most effective before symptoms of cognitive decline develop. So, don’t delay—consider getting your copy today!” Read the full MIND Diet book review.


To Live and Diet in LA

To Live and Diet in LA blogger and RD-to-be Whitney English says, “As you can see, this so-called “diet” isn’t strict at all. There’s still room for the bi-weekly indulgence, a little butter, and even a juicy steak. In fact, your current eating habits may already meet these suggestions. Plus, any meal plan that makes room for red wine is A OK in my book!” Find out what’s got her hooked on healthy eating for prevention, and her full MIND Diet book review.


Fitness magazine

Health writer and dietitian Liz Shaw, MS, RDN, CLT of Shaw’s Simple Swaps asks, “But what if I told you there were two things that could boost your brain that didn’t involve any fees or long-term memberships? Maggie Moon, M.S., R.D.N., author of the upcoming book, The MIND Diet, says there are foods you should focus on eating that not only help promote a healthy body, but also help improve the health of the mind.” Read her full Fitness magazine story on the MIND diet.


U.S. News & World Report

Want to know how to make the MIND diet work for you? Writer and dietitian Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD covers 8 diet changes that can boost your brain health, and points readers to The MIND Diet book for more info on the eating plan and recipes. Read her full U.S. News story on the MIND diet.


About The MIND Diet Book

The MIND Diet book is now available! It includes meal plans, recipes, and a guide to creating your own MIND diet plan to slow cognitive decline and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

The MIND diet sets simple and practical guidelines for everyday eating that are based in sophisticated brain health research published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association.

The eating plan is a hybrid of the heart-healthy Mediterranean- and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diets, and then tailored to focus on the foods shown to enhance brain health in the scientific literature.

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