The Mediterranean Diet May Help Cut the Risk of Strokes

February 15, 2015 5:32 PM

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According to WebMD, a Mediterranean diet includes many fruits and vegetables, whole grains, fish, nuts, legumes, poultry and olive oil, while limiting the consumption of red meat, saturated fats (as seen in red meats, butter and “full-fat dairy”) and sweets.

Though this research does not prove following a non-Mediterranean diet will lead to a greater chance of experiencing a stroke, Dr. Paul Wright, chair of neurology at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, N.Y. told WebMD, “Overall, there is strong evidence, based on this study, that strict ad...

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