In Indonesia, stroke is the leading cause of death in the category of non-communicable diseases and the number of sufferers continues to rise sharply, especially in urban communities. Urban communities potentially affected by stroke, due to the pressure of the high life supported less healthy lifestyles. Thus, more than 60 percent of stroke survivors living in urban areas.
Stroke it, occurs when the blood supply to the brain is blocked so that it can be life threatening if not get medical attention rapidly.However, stroke can be treated with a healthy diet is important for recovery after stroke as well as to prevent the possibility of a more severe stroke.
Meanwhile, fruits and vegetables are recommended for patients with stroke, are fruits and vegetables that provide a variety of beneficial nutrients. Such as, vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants, which support a healthy immune system.
At least, five or more servings of fruits and vegetables every day to reduce the chances of a stroke. One serving of fruit equals one medium-size fruit, one piece of 4-inch banana, 1/2 cup canned fruit in natural juice, 1 cup melon in diced. One portion of vegetables is equal to 1 cup of fresh vegetables, 1/2 cup cooked vegetables.
Antioxidant-rich foods, such as cherries, berries, apples, oranges, watermelons, oranges, tomatoes, green vegetables, broccoli, bell peppers, onions and Brussels sprouts, feasible consumption. "Eating wheat reduces the risk of someone to heart disease and stroke."
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To provide healthy meals for patients with stroke, choose foods that are baked or steamed because frying adds fat is not healthy. When baking, use a simple amount of olive oil, which is considered a healthy, fat than butter. Fatty fish, such as salmon, tuna or mackerel, is also a positive source of protein that provide omega-3 fats.