5 Food Swaps to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

5 Food Swaps to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

As obesity continues to rise, so too does the incidence of stroke. But we can all do our bit to counteract this threat to our health by eating a diet full of fruit and vegetables, and by maintaining a healthy weight. Here are a few top tips on what to eat to lower...
5 Facts About Obesity and Stroke Risk

5 Facts About Obesity and Stroke Risk

All the evidence points towards a strong link between increased weight and incidence of stroke. Take a look at these interesting facts from studies around the world to understand the risk, depending on your age, weight and lifestyle. 1. Stroke risk increases by 64% in...
Obesity: Weighing Up the Risks of Stroke

Obesity: Weighing Up the Risks of Stroke

In Europe, 51.6% of adults are overweight (1). Being obese not only increases your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes, but also makes you more likely to have a stroke, particularly if you are carrying extra weight around your stomach (2)....