May is National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Every year, approximately 795,000 Americans suffer a stroke, and 144,000 strokes are fatal, according to stroke.org. While there are some risk factors that are beyond our control, the good news is strokes can often be prevented—especially through the diet we choose. How to help prevent strokes through three nutritional…

Women with High Intakes of Seafood Omega-3s May Have Fewer Strokes

Research suggests that consuming omega-3s is associated with a lower risk of stroke in women, and some reports suggest that men who consume fatty fish regularly may also have a lower risk of stroke. Not all research studies agree, however, and some reports suggest that men who consume fatty fish regularly may also have a…