Just as heart attack, stroke is ‘brain attack’. It is a serious medical emergency and needs immediate medical attention when strikes. In medical terms it is called cerebrovascular accident and is a sudden impairment of the cerebral circulation in one or more than one blood vessel/s supplying blood to the brain. Now in simple words stroke happens when blood flow to one or more area of the brain is deprived or cut off, of blood flow through the blood vessels.
Some fast facts about stroke:
Diet, Nutrition and Stroke
Diet and nutrition are the key to recovery after a stroke attack. Preventing another stroke to happen and in order to stay healthy it is important to choose healthy foods in order to control weight and blood pressure and also helps in post stroke therapy.
Including these food groups in daily diet and enjoying nutritious food as mentioned here:
Healthy eating post stroke:
Fruits and vegetables: antioxidants in fruits and vegetables reduce damage to blood vessels. The potassium content helps in the reduction and control of blood pressure. The fibers in fruits and vegetables lowers cholesterol levels. Folate - found in green leafy vegetables are known to reduce the chances of stroke. Fibers and folate are also found in whole grains and cereals.
Dairy products: a rich source of potassium and calcium, are known for their blood pressure controlling capabilities. Calcium rich dairy alternatives like soy and rice milk is also beneficial. Other sources of calcium apart from dairy are fish with bones, tofu and almonds.
Nutritional tips post stroke
She holds a master’s degree in food and nutrition and the more she holds is the benevolence and dedication. She is a registered dietician under IDA and practicing since 2006. She is the founder of Diet Clinic, which has presently 35 operational clinics in northern India. She remained associated with Indian army hospital for a long time, prior to her individual practice as a private dietician. Beating all the odds, she started counseling many people gratuitously during her master’s course and dealt with top notch clients while she was an intern.
She has a keen interest in exploring new breakthroughs and conducted many research works before starting practice. Even today she keeps herself educated with latest happenings and developments in the field of health and nutrition. She is an active participant in various health related seminars, webinars, workshops, camps etc. Her vast experience and journey has made her a motivational speaker and after taking inspiration from her many people have lost their unwanted body weight. In this long journey of 13 years her evolution as an expert dietician is really amazing.
She is efficiently managing all the branches of Diet Clinic with help of self trained staff of dieticians. The procedure of recruiting a dietician is strict and tough, so that our clients get best counseling for better health. The level of satisfaction and the quantum of our successful result can be judged from our large clientage base and their testimonials. Most of our new clients are referred by our old satisfied clients. Sheela Sehrawat has developed a unique therapy of weight loss in the form of versatile diet plans. Diet plans are customized as per the client’s specifications.
Her sole motto is “LET YOUR DIET WORK FOR YOU.”
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