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Articles November 2015 Issue

Minerals Linked to Fewer Strokes

Diets high in magnesium, potassium and calcium associated with lower risk.

Are you getting the minerals in your diet that you need to help reduce stroke risk? In a new look at data on more than 180,000 women in the Nursesí Health Study, combined intake of magnesium, potassium and calcium was associated with lower stroke risk. Separately, participants with the highest intake of magnesium and potassium, but not calcium, were also at lower risk.

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