Eat white-fleshed fruits, veggies to curb stroke risk, study suggests

09/16/2011 | WebMD

People who eat a lot of white-fleshed fruits and vegetables, including apples and pears, were 52% less likely to suffer strokes than those who do not, a study found. Researchers said the risk of a stroke may be reduced by up to 9% for every 25-gram increase in white-fleshed produce. The findings appear in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.

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