Do not die from a stroke.
Fiber has been proven to moderate cholesterol and blood sugar levels, thereby decreasing the amount of artery-clogging plaque in your brain’s blood vessels. This will reduce your risk of having a stroke or developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Potassium can also prevent strokes: research shows that by increasing your daily potassium intake by 1,640 mg, you can reduce your risk of having a stroke by 21%!
Citrus will help moderate your blood flow. Research shows that just two cups of orange juice can improve your blood flow and reduce your chance of developing a stroke.
Antioxidants can slow down, and even reverse, your body’s aging process. This will help reduce your chances of developing age-related diseases, especially strokes!
- Eat more fiber.
Incorporate plenty of fiber into your diet by eating more plant foods.
- Eat more potassium.
The recommended daily intake of potassium for adults is 4,700 mg. You can get potassium from foods such as greens, beans, and sweet potatoes.
- Eat more citrus.
Citrus refers to oranges and lemons.
- Eat more antioxidants.
Antioxidants can be found in most fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices.
- Get seven to eight hours of sleep per night.
More or less sleep is correlated with an increased risk of having a stroke.
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