Dietary cysteine and other amino acids and stroke incidence in women.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Cysteine could potentially lower the risk of stroke through antihypertensive and antioxidant effects. Our aim was to evaluate the hypothesis that cysteine intake is inversely associated with stroke incidence. METHODS We used data from the Swedish Mammography Cohort, a population-based prospective cohort of 34 250 women who were free… CONTINUE READING