Study links citrus-fruit intake to lower stroke risk

02/23/2012 |

Women who had the highest intake of citrus fruit had a 19% lower risk of ischemic stroke compared with those who ate the least, U.K. researchers reported in a study that will be published in the journal Stroke. The study linked the reduced risk to a subgroup of flavaonoids called flavanones that could benefit blood vessels and reduce inflammation.

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