Fruit, veg and stroke
- Potassium for stroke prevention. // Consumer Reports on Health;Apr99, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p7
Reports on the finding that eating lots of fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of stroke. Observation that farm produce is loaded with potassium which modestly reduce blood pressure; Benefits from taking potassium supplements.
- Just Enough. Evans, Sarah; Korinek, Linnea; Parry, Lori; Ressel, Jenny; Vaughn, Karen // American Family Physician;10/15/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 8, p1442
Presents an update on issues related to medicine for the year 2004. Results of a study on first stroke in southwestern Japan, presented at the World Stroke Conference in Vancouver; Forms of tobacco dentifrice in India; Importance of eating fresh fruits and vegetables for people.
- "Five a Day" Reduces Risk of Stroke. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Apr2006, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p6
This article reports on a study which found that eating more than five portions of fruit and vegetables daily can reduce the risk of stroke, as of April 2006. People in the studies who regularly are three to five servings a day of fruits and vegetables were less likely to experience a stroke...
- Get Your Five a Day To Lower Stroke Risk. // Environmental Nutrition;Nov99, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p1
Reveals that eating fruits and vegetables regularly may decrease the risk of stroke by six percent.
- Exercise, Fruits, Veggies Help Prevent Stroke. // Environmental Nutrition;Nov2003, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p8
Provides information on preventing strokes through exercise, fruits and vegetables. Percentage of stroke risks of moderately active compared with low-active individuals; Effects of physical activity on the reduction of stroke risk.
- Susceptibility in Microbial Risk Assessment: Definitions and Research Needs. Balbus, John // Environmental Health Perspectives;Sep2000, Vol. 108 Issue 9, p901
Focuses on the workshop on susceptibility to microbial risk assessment in the United States. Various disciplines and areas of expertise included in the workshop; Presentation of different definitions of susceptibility; Important factors in measuring exposure to the microbe; Strategies needed to...
- PRoFESS Trial Shows No Stroke Benefit. // Critical Care Alert;Oct2008 Pharmacology Watch, p2
The article reports on the PRoFESS trial which failed to show the benefit of two strategies to prevent recurrent stroke.
- PREVENT STROKE WITH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. // Wellness Options;2005, Issue 21, p44
Discusses how the consumption of fruits and vegetables can prevent the incidence of stroke. Reference to studies which have examined the effect of fruits and vegetable intake on cardiovascular diseases and ischemic stroke; Components of vegetables and fruits that protect against stroke;...
- Fruits, veggies lessen stroke risk. // Geriatrics;Apr2006, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p14
Discusses a meta-analysis of several studies which revealed that consuming lots of fruits and vegetables helps reduce the risk of stroke. Benefit of increasing fruits and vegetable intake for older people; Suggestion of lead investigator Feng Jun He for physicians treating older patients.