Cooking for Health

Updated:May 30,2013

people at a cooking classWhat you eat and how you prepare it can help reduce your risk of stroke and heart disease. The right diet can help control your cholesterol levels and blood pressure and can help you feel better and have more energy.

Our suggestions will help you prepare tasty dishes without overdoing the salt, sodium, cholesterol and saturated fat.

If you have diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol, your doctor may have special recommendations.

Nutrition tips for stroke survivors

My Life Check®

NC-Healthy Diet Page - My Life Check Assessment

To find out where you stand with Life's Simple 7®, take the My Life Check® Assessment. In just a few minutes, you can get your own personal health score and life plan to help you reduce your risk of stroke.

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Lets Talk About Stroke

Our stroke fact sheets cover treatments, recovery, prevention and warning signs. These sheets will help you take action to reduce your risk and understand your condition.