European Heart Journal

Want to reduce chances of stroke? Eat more fruits, vegetables and dairy products daily

 Vegetarian food items like fruit, vegetables and dairy products can lower the risk of ischaemic stroke. According to reseachers, who have published a study in the European Heart Journal, different types of food are linked to risks of different types of stroke. The study pints out that higher intakes of fruit, vegetables and dairy products is beneficial and can mitigate the chances of stroke.

Feb 25, 2020, 11:13 AM IST

Eating fruits, yoghurt daily may lower stroke risk

The study found that while higher intakes of fruit, vegetables, fibre, milk, cheese or yoghurt were each linked to a lower risk of ischaemic stroke, there was no significant association with a lower risk of haemorrhagic stroke.

Feb 24, 2020, 13:17 PM IST

Not high, but low salt intake can elevate your risk of heart attack, warn researchers!

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended an amount of less than five grams of salt a day for adults.

Mar 05, 2017, 21:34 PM IST

30 minutes of daily walk curbs death risk from heart diseases

Doing less than 600 MET/min/week was responsible for 20 percent (4 907) of deaths from IHD and 13 percent (2,371) of stroke deaths.

Oct 15, 2015, 21:03 PM IST

Not all trans fats harm the heart

As per a new study, not all trans fatty acids are bad for you.

Sep 23, 2015, 14:03 PM IST

Testosterone therapy may help older men live longer

Restoring testosterone in older men to normal level through gels, patches, or injections may lower their risk of heart attack, stroke, or death from any cause.

Aug 11, 2015, 13:36 PM IST