Dietary flavonoids and risk of stroke in women.

@article{Cassidy2012DietaryFA,
  title={Dietary flavonoids and risk of stroke in women.},
  author={Aedin Cassidy and Eric B. Rimm and Eilis J O'reilly and Giancarlo Logroscino and Colin A Kay and Stephanie E. Chiuve and Kathryn M. Rexrode},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={946-51}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To date, few studies have examined associations between the wide range of flavonoid subclasses and risk of ischemic, hemorrhagic, and total stroke. METHODS We conducted a prospective study among 69 622 women from the Nurses' Health Study. Total flavonoid and subclass intakes were calculated from semiquantitative food frequency questionnaires collected every 4 years using an updated and extended US Department of Agriculture flavonoid database. RESULTS During 14 years… CONTINUE READING

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Total flavonoid intake was not inversely associated with risk of stroke ; however , increased intake of the flavanone subclass was associated with a reduction in the risk of ischemic stroke .
Total flavonoid intake was not inversely associated with risk of stroke ; however , increased intake of the flavanone subclass was associated with a reduction in the risk of ischemic stroke .
Total flavonoid intake was not inversely associated with risk of stroke ; however , increased intake of the flavanone subclass was associated with a reduction in the risk of ischemic stroke .
Total flavonoid intake was not inversely associated with risk of stroke ; however , increased intake of the flavanone subclass was associated with a reduction in the risk of ischemic stroke .
Total flavonoid intake was not inversely associated with risk of stroke ; however , increased intake of the flavanone subclass was associated with a reduction in the risk of ischemic stroke .
Total flavonoid intake was not inversely associated with risk of stroke ; however , increased intake of the flavanone subclass was associated with a reduction in the risk of ischemic stroke .
Total flavonoid intake was not inversely associated with risk of stroke ; however , increased intake of the flavanone subclass was associated with a reduction in the risk of ischemic stroke .
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