Mediterranean Diet May Prevent Stroke-Related Brain Damage

Avoiding potentially dangerous silent strokes may be another health benefit of following a Mediterranean diet.

A new study shows people who most closely followed a Mediterranean-style diet were 36% less likely to have areas of brain damage linked to silent strokes than those who least closely followed the diet. These areas of brain damage, called brain infarcts, are a result of silent strokes that can occur without symptoms or a person knowing it.

via Mediterranean Diet May Prevent Stroke-Related Brain Damage.

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3 thoughts on “Mediterranean Diet May Prevent Stroke-Related Brain Damage

  1. jessie

    This is great information. Thanks for sharing this study. It’s got me convinced. The Mediterranean diet is in my immediate future.

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