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An Antioxidant Rich Diet Reduces Stroke Risk

A study reports that women who consumed an antioxidant-rich diet had a lesser number of strokes whether or not they had a cardiovascular disease history. Consuming foods rich in antioxidants can decrease stroke risk by inhibiting inflammation and oxidative stress. This means individuals should consume more foods like vegetables and fruit which are contributing to… Read More »

Control Your Cholesterol: Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke

February 2019 Print this issue Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke Have you had your cholesterol checked? Most adults should have a cholesterol test every 4 to 6 years. That’s because nearly 78 million American adults have high levels of the type of cholesterol that’s linked to heart disease and stroke. Cholesterol is a… Read More »

High-fiber diet lowers risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, prevents cancer, WHO says

People who eat lots of high-fiber and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fiber, a study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fiber eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »