Adding dietary fiber reduces risk of stroke, study says

03/29/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Every 7 grams of dietary fiber that people add to their daily diet leads to a 7% lower risk of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke, according to U.K. researchers reporting on the website of the journal Stroke. The data did not indicate what fiber types offered the most protection, but researchers said eating an extra serving of beans or two servings of fruit could help meet the goal.

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