Are you familiar with the Mediterranean diet?
It's the diet that encourages you to eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, fish, poultry and olive oil.
And encourages you to limit your intake of red meat, sweets and saturated fats such as those found in meat, butter and full-fat dairy products.
The study found that following a Mediterranean diet was associated with a reduced risk of stroke caused by a blood clot. However they also found that the plan had no effect either way regarding a bleeding (hemorrhagic) stroke.
The researcher also noted that prior research has shown a Mediterranean diet also lowers the risk of heart disease, mental decline and death.