Suara.com – A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is suddenly blocked. This condition can certainly interfere with patients in daily activities or may cause death.
But, there is one fruit that can provide a protective effect against the risk of stroke naturally, namely pears. Consumption of pears can help reduce the risk of stroke significantly.
A study has highlighted the many benefits of eating fruits every day to maintain heart health, especially preventing stroke.
However, only fruits with certain colors are believed to reduce the risk of stroke by half when consumed regularly.
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All white-fleshed fruits and vegetables can reduce a person’s risk of stroke, because they contain antioxidants. In this case, pears, which are white-fleshed fruits, have been shown to lower blood pressure and LDL cholesterol due to their natural fiber, called pectin.
“Pears are an excellent source of fiber and have several plant compounds that are beneficial for health, including catechins,” says Harvard Health. Express.
This plant compound is also found in apples and cocoa. According to experts, catechins can help lower blood pressure, improve blood vessel health and prevent blood clots.
In 2011, a group of Dutch researchers investigated the benefits of pears with the highest phytochemical content in protecting the brain from stroke.
Lead author of the study, Linda M Oude Griep, said eating lots of white, meaty fruits and vegetables may indeed be useful for preventing stroke.
For example, eating one apple a day is an easy way to increase your intake of white, fleshy fruits and vegetables. But, that doesn’t mean other fruits and vegetables don’t provide amazing health benefits.
Other groups of fruits and vegetables can also protect the body from other chronic diseases. Therefore, it is important to eat lots of fruits and vegetables every day.
In this study, the researchers involved more than 20,000 adults, with an average age of 41 years. to be analyzed and studied. None of the subjects had a history of cardiovascular disease at the start of the study.
The researchers also analyzed more closely the benefits of eating apples and men, which are both high in dietary fiber and a flavonoid called quercetin.
Over the 10-year follow-up period, a total of 233 participants had a stroke. However, this incident found a 52 percent lower risk of stroke in those who ate white fruits and vegetables.
Heike Wersching, of the Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine at the University of Münster in Germany, added that the further observed reduction in stroke risk may be due to a healthier lifestyle than before.
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