Study title and authors:
Intake of animal products and stroke mortality in the Hiroshima/Nagasaki Life Span Study
2Institute of Health Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
3Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.
This study can be accessed at: http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/content/32/4/536.abstract
This study of 40,349 adults, with sixteen years of follow up, found that those who ate the most eggs, dairy products and fish had a 28% lower risk of stroke than those who ate the least.
The author concluded: "Intake of animal products such as eggs, dairy products, and fish may be protective against intracerebral haemorrhage"
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Recipe of the day
Chopped Mushrooms, Eggs and Onion
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
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12 hard boiled eggs, peeled and finely chopped
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Saute the onion in the lard until golden brown. Add the mushrooms and saute another 5 minutes or so, stirring frequently, until mushrooms are softened and turned dark.
Remove from heat and let cool.
Mix together with the eggs and pepper.
Chill until ready to serve.