Sheffler Co-Authors Enhancing Brain Function via Mediterranean Diet

Julia Sheffler

Assistant Professor Julia Sheffler, Ph.D., Ravinder Nagpal, Ph.D., and Director of the Gut Biome Lab, and other scholars co-authored a newly published journal article titled “A modified Mediterranean-style diet enhances brain function via specific gut-microbiome-brain mechanisms.” This study seeks to demonstrate the potential benefits of a modified Mediterranean-ketogenic diet (MkD) on treating AD-related neurocognitive pathophysiology, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, by comparing changes that occur in mice when consuming a standard Western-style diet or an MkD.

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