A massive study of thousands of women, called the Nurses Health Study, showed that eating the typical Western-style diet increased stroke risk by 58 percent, whereas consuming more whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and fish – the same foods that guard against so many other diseases – lowered that risk by 30 per cent. Here’s where to start.
Make up a batch of these “chocolate pops” for a yummy, yet healthy, on-the-go breakfast treat. The chocolate is really only a diversion-the inside is where the power resides. Raisins, hempseeds, nuts, and whole grains provide a rich combination of fiber, healthy oils, and protein with a great blend of flavors.