If you manage the factors that damage your arteries or together with your doctor you manage the other risk factors that could cause blood clots, you can to a large extend prevent stroke from happening.
Healthy eating habits could help you manage those sugar spikes and keep your cholesterol levels low. Avoid processed foods that are high in sugar and aim for balanced meals. An easy first step to eating healthy is to include fruits and vegetables at every meal and snack. All forms (fresh, frozen, canned, and dried) and all colors count so go ahead and add color to your plate – and your life.