Tag: Stroke

A Daily Habit Of Green Tea Or Coffee Cuts Stroke Risk. Whether it's green tea that warms you up, or coffee that gives you that morning lift, a new study finds both can help cut the risk of suffering a stroke. The Impact of Green Tea and Coffee Consumption on the Reduced Risk of Stroke Incidence in Japanese Population.

Tea, instant, unsweetened, powder   Tag: Stroke
26 Jan 2014

Tomatoes May Lower Your Risk for Stroke. Men who eat lots of tomatoes and tomato-based products may have a lower risk for stroke, a new study suggests. Tomatoes are rich in the antioxidant lycopene. Men who had the highest levels of lycopene in their blood were 55% less likely to have a stroke, compared with men who had the lowest levels of the antioxidant in their blood. Serum lycopene decreases the risk of stroke in men A population-based follow-up study.

Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average   Tag: Stroke
08 Oct 2012

Citrus Fruits May Lower Women's Stroke Risk. Researchers have identified a compound found in oranges, grapefruits, and other citrus fruits that may lower a woman’s stroke risk. Previous studies suggest that eating fruits and vegetables helps protect against strokes, and many believe that antioxidant compounds known as flavonoids may explain why, because they have been shown to improve blood vessel function and they have anti-inflammatory effects. Dietary Flavonoids and Risk of Stroke in Women.

Oranges, raw, all commercial varieties   Tag: Stroke
25 Feb 2012

Study Shows Women Have Lower Risk of Stroke if Their Diet Includes Lots of Antioxidants. Eating a diet loaded with antioxidant-rich vegetables, fruits, and whole grains may help women lower their chances of having a stroke -- even if they have a history of heart disease or stroke, a new study shows. Total Antioxidant Capacity of Diet and Risk of Stroke. A Population-Based Prospective Cohort of Women.

Vegetables, mixed, canned, drained solids   Tag: Stroke
01 Dec 2011

Chocolate May Cut Women's Stroke Risk. A healthy chocolate habit -- about two chocolate bars a week -- appears to help women reduce their risk of stroke, according to new research. Chocolate Consumption and Risk of Stroke in Women.

Candies, sweet chocolate   Tag: Stroke
11 Oct 2011

Apples, Pears May Reduce Stroke Risk. Eating lots of white-fleshed fruit such as apples and pears may significantly reduce the risk of stroke. An Apple a Day Keeps Stroke Away?: Consumption of White Fruits and Vegetables Is Associated With Lower Risk of Stroke.

Pears, raw   Tag: Stroke
15 Sep 2011

More Olive Oil in Diet Could Cut Stroke Risk. Researchers found that older people who used olive oil intensively -- meaning they regularly cooked with it and used it in salad dressing -- were 41 percent less likely to have a stroke than those who rarely consumed it. Olive oil consumption, plasma oleic acid, and stroke incidence.

Oil, olive, salad or cooking   Tag: Stroke
16 Jun 2011

Coffee May Lower Stroke Risk. Women who drink a cup or more of coffee each day may be less likely to have a stroke than their counterparts who drink less, finds new research in the journal Stroke. Coffee Consumption and Risk of Stroke in Women.

Coffee, instant, regular, powder   Tag: Stroke
11 Mar 2011

Potassium-Rich Foods May Cut Stroke, Heart Disease Risk. A diet rich in foods that are loaded with potassium can reduce your risk for a stroke by 21 percent and may also lower your risk of heart disease, a new study suggests. Good sources of potassium include bananas and other fruits and vegetables, as well as fish, poultry and dairy, the researchers noted. Potassium intake, stroke, and cardiovascular disease a meta-analysis of prospective studies. Click here to see the list of foods with highest amount of Potassium.

Bananas, raw   Tag: Cardiovascular, Stroke
07 Mar 2011

Eating fish 'helps prevent stroke'. Those who regularly eat fish have less of a chance of experiencing a stroke than those who do not, according to new research. Fish consumption and risk of stroke in Swedish women.

Fish, tuna, fresh, skipjack, raw   Tag: Stroke
21 Jan 2011

More Fried Fish Eaten in 'Stroke Belt'. Eating fried fish is more common in “stroke belt” states than other states, which may contribute to the higher rate of fatal strokes in those states, a new study indicates. Racial and geographic differences in fish consumption.

Entrees, fish fillet, battered or breaded, and fried   Tag: Stroke
23 Dec 2010

Fish Oil Component Limits Brain Damage Up To 5 Hours After Stroke. Research has shown that Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a component of fish oil, is a powerful therapeutic agent that can protect brain tissue and promote recovery in an experimental model of acute ischemic stroke, even when treatment is delayed by up to five hours. These findings not only target a new stroke treatment approach, but also provide vital information about the length of the therapeutic window. Docosahexaenoic Acid Therapy of Experimental Ischemic Stroke

Fish oil, sardine   Tag: Brain, Stroke
10 Nov 2010

Temporary Stroke Risk After Drinking Coffee? Stroke risk increases in the hour after drinking a cup of coffee, but this risk reverses itself within two hours, particularly among infrequent drinkers. Coffee and acute ischemic stroke onset: The Stroke Onset Study.

Coffee, instant, regular, powder   Tag: Stroke
02 Nov 2010

How Dark Chocolate May Guard Against Brain Injury from Stroke. Researchers at Johns Hopkins have discovered that a compound in dark chocolate may protect the brain after a stroke by increasing cellular signals already known to shield nerve cells from damage. The flavanol (-)-epicatechin prevents stroke damage through the Nrf2/HO1 pathway.

Chocolate, dark, 60-69% cacao solids   Tag: Stroke
06 May 2010

How Red Wine May Shield Brain from Stroke Damage. Researchers at Johns Hopkins say they have discovered the way in which red wine consumption may protect the brain from damage following a stroke. Resveratrol protects against experimental stroke: Putative neuroprotective role of heme oxygenase 1.

Alcoholic beverage, wine, table, red   Tag: Stroke
23 Apr 2010


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