Brain Food: Mediterranean Diet

The tastiest way to prevent a stroke? Go Mediterranean. When it comes to food, the Mediterranean diet may reduce stroke risk. Work the diet’s key components into your meal planning by:

  • Eating lots of plant-based foods such as fruits, and vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts
  • Replacing butter with olive oil
  • Using herbs and spices for flavor in place of salt
  • Limiting your red meat intake
  • Eating fish and poultry at least twice a week

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