For six years researchers at Rush University studied the nutritional intake and memory of more than 3,700 adults over 65.
Those who ate more than two cups of vegetables a day had a 38% slower rate of mental decline than those who ate less than half a cup.
Good nutrition contributes to healthy aging. The recommended amount of fruits and vegetables a day are between 3.5 to 6.5 cups.
So as you make those New Year's diet resolutions keep your veggies in mind.