Article Bookmarked
Bookmark Removed

Stroke Prevention May Be as Easy as Eating More Fruit


Jun. 3, 2014 Men's Journal

A large, new study has discovered that the more fruit you eat, the lower your risk of stroke. Chinese researchers examined 20 studies from the past 19 years to find that, for every 200 grams of fruit people eat daily – equivalent to about two servings – their chance of stroke drops by 32 percent. What’s more, adding the same amount of vegetables to your daily diet can reduce the risk of stroke by 11 percent.

Researchers also found that the most beneficial types of produce are citrus fruits, apples and pears, and leafy green vegetables. “The findings are consistent with the current knowledge that increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables should be encouraged to prevent stroke,” says study author Dr. Yan Qu. “The more consumption of fruits and vegetables, the better for stroke prevention.

Read More on Men's Journal

Gene Upshaw Player Assistance Trust Fund

Apply Today

All Resources

Tell Me More

Is There Really No Safe Amount of Drinking?

Your heart will benefit from any cutback.

Read More

How 5-Minute Walks Every Half-Hour Can Counter Prolonged Sitting

A short intervention with big impacts

Read More

How a new app could help people eat more fruits and vegetables

A tech boost to boost your diet.

Read More

5 healthy habits to live fat-free

Don't make resolutions, make healthy life changes.

Read More

Your Team Doesn’t Need You to Be the Hero

xxx

Read More

How To Be A Man According To 15 Dads

"What's the most important lesson you want to teach your son about being a man?"

Read More

Down Payment Assistance

What Is It and How Do You Qualify?

Read More

Aging Men and Irrelevance: How to Find New Purpose

Just how is a man supposed to look inside, anyhow?

Read More