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DASH eating plan. "DASH" stands for "Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension," a clinical study that tested the effects of nutrients in food on blood pressure. Study results indicated that elevated blood pressures were reduced by an eating plan that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, and lowfat dairy foods and is low in saturated fat, total fat, and cholesterol. The DASH eating plan includes whole grains, poultry, fish, and nuts and has reduced amounts of fats, red meats, sweets, and sugared beverages.
A heart-healthy diet may lower risk of cognitive impairment in old age, studies suggest

A heart-healthy diet may lower risk of cognitive impairment in old age, studies suggest

DASH diet could be effective, non-pharmacologic approach to prevent gout flares

DASH diet could be effective, non-pharmacologic approach to prevent gout flares

DASH-style diet could help lower risk of developing chronic kidney disease

DASH-style diet could help lower risk of developing chronic kidney disease

Rush awarded $14.5 million NIA grant to study effects of MIND diet on Alzheimer's disease

Rush awarded $14.5 million NIA grant to study effects of MIND diet on Alzheimer's disease

Higher-fat DASH diet significantly reduces blood pressure and triglycerides

Higher-fat DASH diet significantly reduces blood pressure and triglycerides

Easy-to-follow MIND diet helps lower Alzheimer's risk

Easy-to-follow MIND diet helps lower Alzheimer's risk

St. Michael's Hospital study finds that cholesterol-reducing diet also lowers blood pressure

St. Michael's Hospital study finds that cholesterol-reducing diet also lowers blood pressure

Aging adults who follow MIND diet can delay cognitive decline

Aging adults who follow MIND diet can delay cognitive decline

Drinking low-calorie cranberry juice may help lower risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke

Drinking low-calorie cranberry juice may help lower risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke

New diet may significantly lower risk of Alzheimer's disease

New diet may significantly lower risk of Alzheimer's disease

Study: Low glycemic diet does not improve insulin sensitivity or cardiovascular risk factors

Study: Low glycemic diet does not improve insulin sensitivity or cardiovascular risk factors

Eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease

Eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease

Overweight Group Health patients with hypertension benefit from 'pocket dietitian'

Overweight Group Health patients with hypertension benefit from 'pocket dietitian'

DASH diet wins Best Diets Overall, while Weight Watchers continues to hold No. 1 spot for Best Weight-Loss Diets

DASH diet wins Best Diets Overall, while Weight Watchers continues to hold No. 1 spot for Best Weight-Loss Diets

DASH diet improves heart function, lowers blood pressure in heart failure patients

DASH diet improves heart function, lowers blood pressure in heart failure patients

Greater adherence to DASH diet can lead to significant reductions in blood pressure

Greater adherence to DASH diet can lead to significant reductions in blood pressure

Better diet before pregnancy lowers GDM risk

Better diet before pregnancy lowers GDM risk

Better diet before pregnancy lowers GDM risk

Better diet before pregnancy lowers GDM risk

Raisins may help lower blood pressure

Raisins may help lower blood pressure

2012 ‘Best Diets’ rankings

2012 ‘Best Diets’ rankings