According to researchers in Finland, a diet rich in tomatoes may reduce the risk of having a stroke.
Take a look at our tasty and healthy recipes inspired by African-Caribbean and South Asian flavours.
Winter is full of festive treats. But what we eat and drink has a big impact on our risk of stroke and secondary stroke. In your winter Stroke News we demystify the advice - from what five-a-day looks like to getting to grips with alcohol units and understanding food labels so we can make healthier choices while really enjoying ourselves this winter.
This leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.
This page explains why you may have problems with swallowing after a stroke and how they can be diagnosed and treated.
Even making small changes to your eating habits can make a difference to your overall health, particularly if you have been told that you are at risk of having a stroke or TIA.
Being overweight increases your risk of having an ischaemic stroke by 22%. If you’re obese your risk increases by 64%. So it’s very important to try and maintain a healthy weight.
A key cause of both stroke and dementia is known as ‘small vessel disease’ or ‘SVD’ for short.
Join us at the 2018 Brighton Marathon, with scenic sea views and unrivalled support – this is one not to be missed.
Professor Joanna Wardlaw CBE talks about the new SVDs@target programme - Targeting interventions for small vessel disease to prevent stroke and dementia. This programme was funded by a 6 million euro grant from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme.