Stroke kills millions of people worldwide every year, and doctors note that taking action to improve cardiovascular health through diet, especially eating vegetables, is critical, which can cut the risk by up to 24 percent. Reduce.
And according to a report from the “Express” newspaper, foods high in potassium, such as sweet and white potatoes, bananas, tomatoes, peaches, melons and soybeans, can help you maintain healthy blood pressure (blood pressure is the main risk factor for stroke). , and foods rich in magnesium, as well as spinach, have a lower risk of stroke.
And new research published in the journal Stroke suggests that if older adults want to reduce their risk of stroke, one of the best things they can do is eat more potassium-rich foods.
It’s worth noting that some people should be careful with potassium, including those with kidney disease or those taking certain blood pressure medications, because high potassium levels cause more sodium to be excreted in the urine, which lowers blood pressure. under the supervision of nutritionists and doctors, especially for people with chronic diseases.
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