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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.
Maintaining a healthy diet can help prevent kidney disease, shows study

Maintaining a healthy diet can help prevent kidney disease, shows study

Eat more plant‐based food, less meat, for better heart health

Eat more plant‐based food, less meat, for better heart health

Plant-based dietary patterns may be linked to lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death

Plant-based dietary patterns may be linked to lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death

High sodium intake increases gastrointestinal bloating

High sodium intake increases gastrointestinal bloating

Adherence to DASH diet can lower heart failure risk in people under 75

Adherence to DASH diet can lower heart failure risk in people under 75

Healthy diets may protect against dementia

Healthy diets may protect against dementia

Good dietary practices in early adulthood can help preserve brain health in midlife

Good dietary practices in early adulthood can help preserve brain health in midlife

DASH-Sodium trial: Higher sodium intake linked with increased lightheadedness

DASH-Sodium trial: Higher sodium intake linked with increased lightheadedness

Mediterranean diet is the best diet there is

Mediterranean diet is the best diet there is

Exercising three times a week can improve brain power in seniors

Exercising three times a week can improve brain power in seniors

Obese pregnant women can restrict weight gain safely with proper nutrition guidance

Obese pregnant women can restrict weight gain safely with proper nutrition guidance

Heart-healthy diet could be great way to prevent, reduce abdominal obesity

Heart-healthy diet could be great way to prevent, reduce abdominal obesity

Nutrition experts describe and evaluate latest version of the Healthy Eating Index

Nutrition experts describe and evaluate latest version of the Healthy Eating Index

Study: Healthy diet could help promote healthy cellular aging in women

Study: Healthy diet could help promote healthy cellular aging in women

Encouraging people to eat a wide variety of foods may not be healthier option

Encouraging people to eat a wide variety of foods may not be healthier option

New approach could provide objective and easy-to-obtain measure of dietary adherence

New approach could provide objective and easy-to-obtain measure of dietary adherence

New study to explore link between diet, intestinal microbiota and cognitive decline

New study to explore link between diet, intestinal microbiota and cognitive decline

Healthy diet linked to lower risk of acquired hearing loss in women

Healthy diet linked to lower risk of acquired hearing loss in women

DASH diet benefits extends beyond hypertension to preventing depression

DASH diet benefits extends beyond hypertension to preventing depression

DASH diet may lower rates of depression over time

DASH diet may lower rates of depression over time