It is best to avoid eating salty, heavily spiced or seasoning, uncooked (raw), greasy, pungent food, chocolate, shellfish, sour foods such as vinegar, orange, grapefruit, pickles, fried and spicy food and/or ice cream. No smoking or drinking alcohol, coffee and ice-cold beverages. In addition to a light diet with less salt, calorie control, exercise more. A balanced diet is the key to preventing minor strokes. Other high risk factors such as having high blood pressure, high blood sugar and high cholesterol may cause the stroke again.