A diet with lots of fruits and vegetables can prevent stroke.
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in west.
Of those who suffer from this disease,one third dies and one third may be permanent damage.
Among adults is stroke the most common cause of physical disability.
The cost of caring for patients affected by a stroke is approximately 10 billion SEK.
This makes stroke to the most expensive physical disease in Sweden.
The risk of stroke increases if you suffer from,for example,high blood pressure and diabetes.
Smoking and stress are also contributing causes of stroke.
Men are more affected by a stroke than women.
The fruits and vegetables that give the best protection against stroke is cross flowered vegetables – broccoli,brussels sprouts and various brassicas – green leaf vegetables and citrusfruits.
One feature of these fruits and vegetables is that they,inter alia,contains antioxidanter,fiber and calcium.
Both the brussels sprouts,cabbage and broccoli also have cancer preventive properties.