Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion 12 September 2016 a Mediterranean diet Rich in plant foods like fresh fruits, vegetables, beans, seeds, nuts, leafy greens and olive oil, but relatively low in red meat and dairy, a Mediterranean diet isn’t just good for your physical health by lowering the risk of cancer, heart disease and stroke. A team of Australian scientists has recently concluded that it also contributes to a healthy mind, reducing the risk of Alzheimer's disease while improving cognitive functioning. They found that people on a Mediterranean diet tend to exhibit enhanced memory, attention, and language skills. 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical This man recognised and treated his own heart attack Medical 5 home remedies for fungal infections News Is this new ‘triple pill’ the answer to high blood pressure? Medical New medication approved for multidrug-resistant HIV Lifestyle How to avoid getting sick on your next flight Medical ‘Doctors thought it was menopause – but I had stage 4 brain cancer’ From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.