An analysis in the journal Stroke looked at the combined data from several observational studies to determine a correlation between increased fiber intake and lower incidence of stroke. Fiber may lessen the risk of stroke by controlling blood pressure and reducing blood cholesterol and blood sugar. So eat your fruits and vegetables!
Brian Danley, CFT
"Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going."
Does it matter if you get your fiber intake from fortified foods rather than foods naturally high in fiber?
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I'm a personal trainer who loves to help others fulfill their health and fitness goals. I consider myself a bodybuilder in that I live the lifestyle of eating healthy food, working out regularly, and sculpting my body.