Mediterranean-style diet Reduces Ischemic stroke’s Risk

February 16, 2015 11:56 AM

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Mediterranean diet has been found to reduce the risk of ischemic stroke in women, but has not been very effective in cases of hemorrhagic stroke.

A typical Mediterranean diet comprises of fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts, whole grains, fish, lean poultry and a lot of olive oil. The diet followers have restricted consumption of red meat, dairy, sugar and saturated fats.

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