Healthy Diets as Kids May Reduce Stroke Later in Life
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Starting healthy habits and diets as kids may reduce stroke risk later in life
- Healthy dietary patterns for kids Healthy dietary patterns for Higher fruit and vegetable intake is associated with lower stroke risk.
- Get important nutrients Diets rich in a variety of fruits and vegetables help you get the nutrients that are good for your heart and brain health.
- Beware the SALTY SIX Replacing salty foods may improve your blood pressure and reduce stroke risk later in life.
- Help Kids Prevent Strokes Sodium intake in the U.S. is higher than recommended. Eat more foods that are high in potassium to reduce the effects of sodium to help reduce the impact to stroke in
America American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Together to End Stroke Learn more at StrokeAssociation.org/prevent 1 Fruits and Vegetables Consumption and Risk of Stroke: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies, American Heart Association's Journal Stroke – Yan Qu, May 2014 ©2014, American Heart Association 6/15DS79