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.
This leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.
Take a look at our tasty and healthy recipes inspired by African-Caribbean and South Asian flavours.
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.
The Stroke Health Improvement Service covers Ceredigion and is funded by Hywel Dda Health Board.
If you've already had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke), or if you've been told that you may be at high risk of stroke, we're here to help.
The East Sussex Exercise and Education Programme provides advice and support service for stroke survivors to help reduce the risk of further stroke.
According to researchers in Finland, a diet rich in tomatoes may reduce the risk of having a stroke.
On Monday 16th June the Stroke Association were invited to share how research we funded has changed lives at the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research Summer Reception, entitled, "A Healthy Future for UK Medical Research".
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.