“Citrus flavonoids, called flavanones, seemed to be associated with a reduction in risk. So our data suggests that if you eat more citrus fruits, it may modestly reduce your risk of stroke.” (9 seconds)
Cassidy says more research is needed. But she does not recommend supplements, and she says whole fruits are best.
The study in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association was supported by the National Institutes of Health.
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03/29/2012 01:01 AM EDT