Cut your stroke risk by loading up on protein, analysis finds

June 12, 2014 10:05 PM

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Cut your stroke risk by loading up on protein, analysis finds

Even a modest bump to the amount of protein you consume — especially if it comes from fish — could ward off stroke, according to a meta-analysis. Adding 20 grams each day could cut 1.4 million deaths.

Results of a meta-analysis published in the online journal Neurology suggest that even a moderate increase in protein intake of 20g per day can reduce the risk of stroke, especially if the protein is from fish.

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