Affordable Access

How Can Diet Influence the Risk of Stroke?

Authors
Publisher
International Journal of Hypertension
Publication Date
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Cerebrovascular diseases are the second cause of mortality in the world, and hypertension is considered a main risk factor for occurrence of stroke. The mechanisms responsible for the increased stroke risk remain unclear. However, dietary interventions have been applied in the management and treatment of their risk factors, which include increased blood pressure levels, obesity, diabetes, and dyslipidemia. Further studies should be conducted to assess the effects of carotenoids, flavonoids, n-3 polyunsaturated fats, and lower salt and high glycemic index intake in risk of stroke.

There are no comments yet on this publication. Be the first to share your thoughts.

Statistics

Seen <100 times
0 Comments

More articles like this

How Can Diet Influence the Risk of Stroke?

on International Journal of Hyper... Jan 01, 2012

Influence of dietary patterns on stroke risk in Ch...

on Stroke; a journal of cerebral... February 2005
More articles like this..