Red Meat Raised Risk of Stroke in Swedish Women

The connection between eating red meat and the risk of ischemic stroke was assessed in a study of more than 34,000 Swedish women. After an average followup time of 10.4 years, the women who consumed 3.6 ounces (102 g) or more daily had 42% higher risk for stroke compared to those who ate 0.9 ounces…

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Red Meat and Strokes in Women

About 80 percent of strokes are caused when the brain loses blood supply because arteries are blocked. While eating red meat is linked to a higher risk of heart disease, several types of cancer, and high blood pressure, the connection between red meat in the diet and stroke has been less certain until now.In December…

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