An eminent neurologist has said that consumption of nutritious food like fruit, vegetables, fish and chocolate reduces the risk of a stroke.
On the contrary B vitamins, salt and meat can elevate the risk of a stroke.
Better predictors of stroke were diet and obesity.
Extensive research is required to comprehend the role of certain foods in causing strokes.
It is important that people reduce salt in their food and maintain weight to reduce the chances of suffering a stroke. Elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking are some of the risk factors for a stroke.