Food for thought

Published: May, 2012

The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet also seems to be good for the brain.

Do you want to improve your mind tonight? We'd like you to consider what you eat for dinner. Our chef suggests the Brain Food Special—a tender fillet of wild caught salmon in curry sauce over a pilaf of brown rice and lentils, accompanied by a baby spinach salad lightly dressed in olive oil and topped with slivered almonds. For dessert, enjoy a melange of orange slices and blueberries. Complement your meal with a crisp glass of wine if you choose.

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