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Adolescent girls whose diet resembles one recommended for adults with hypertension appear to have smaller gains in overall body mass index (BMI) over 10 years.
Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers found that girls who followed the Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet pattern had a lower incidence of excess weight gain as measured by body mass index (BMI) over the 10-year period of their adolescence.
Consuming a lot of salt may not lead to high blood pressure or heart disease in healthy people, according to a new European study.
In a study conducted to examine the health outcomes related to salt intake, as gauged by the amount of sodium excreted in the urine, lower sodium excretion was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular death, while higher sodium excretion did not correspond with increased risk of hypertension or cardiovascular disease complications.
Study Highlights: -- The less physically active you are, the more your blood pressure rises in response to a high-salt diet. -- Following a low-salt diet may be particularly important in lowering blood pressure among sedentary people.
Researchers have found that consuming sugary drinks such as cola and fruit drinks can lead to high blood pressure and say the findings suggest that cutting both sugar and sodium intake could help reduce the onset.
Adding some extra fiber to your diet may be linked to a lower risk of death from cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases, as well as a reduced risk of death from any cause over a nine-year period.
Studies show drinking V8Â® 100% vegetable juice may be a simple way for people to increase their vegetable intake and may help them manage their weight â€“ two areas of concern outlined in the newly released 2010 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
American Heart Association Presidential Advisory DALLAS, Jan.
Certain key ingredients of a diet designed to prevent high blood pressure can ward off kidney stones.