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Nut intake and stroke risk: a dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

Adequate intake of nuts may significantly cut down the risk of stroke.

This research work was carried out to determine the correlation between the consumption of nuts and the risk of stroke by meta-analysis. Fourteen cohort studies were included in this meta-analysis. Researchers observed that subjects on high nut diets had slim chances of developing stroke. The results of this study support the hypothesis that increased consumption of nuts may be beneficial in the prevention of stroke.

Research Summary Information

  • 2016
  • Shao C, Tang H, Zhao W, He J
  • Department of Neurosurgery, Nanchong Central Hospital (The Second Clinical College of North Sichuan Medical College), Nanchong, Sichuan, China.
  • Yes, Free full text of study was found:
  • No. Source of funding disclosure not found
  • No. Potential conflicts disclosure not found
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