Dietary antioxidants can reduce stroke risk

Research has shown again and again that antioxidants are beneficial to the human body. But it's really about the buzz word "antioxidants". It seems like some new food or concept, but antioxidants are just vitamins and minerals - something your parents kept telling you to eat as a kid!

Nuts, grains, fish and poultry, green leafy veggies, fruits...these will all give you the vitamins A, C, and E, selenium, lycopene, and/or lutein that keeps your cells healthy, preventing a number of age-related diseases like heart disease and stroke. And research has found that supplements don't provide the same benefit, so go for dietary changes rather than supplementation.

Read more about the relationship between antioxidants and stroke risk.

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