Latest DASH diet Stories

2010-06-25 06:10:00

Health officials say most adults should limit their salt intake to less than a teaspoon of salt each day, but according to a new government report released Thursday only a mere 1 in 18 actually meet that goal.

2010-05-24 16:22:00

This release includes audio perspective from an American Heart Association spokesperson - see link below the release. Study highlights: - Drinking one less sugar-sweetened beverage a day was associated with a drop in blood pressure in a study of 800 adults with elevated blood pressure.

2010-04-26 16:24:00

NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association and the National Salt Reduction Initiative, a national collaboration led by the City of New York, share a common goal -- to gradually lower the amount of sodium (salt) in the American diet.

2010-01-25 17:58:22

Using combined and intensive treatments and restructuring care to treat obesity like other chronic diseases may help primary care clinicians and patients better address the condition.

2009-10-08 07:00:00

A new study has discovered that consuming large quantities of whole grains could potentially prevent high blood pressure.

2009-09-14 13:16:32

Reducing sodium intake is a major public health priority that must be acted upon by governments and nongovernmental organizations to improve population health.

2009-09-10 06:38:32

A new study says that cases of high blood pressure amongst Americans could be greatly reduced if they would only consume recommended levels of salt, not to mention the billions of dollars that would be saved on health care costs.

2009-08-17 06:47:10

Yet another reason to eat well -- a healthy diet helps prevent kidney stones. Loading up on fruits, vegetables, nuts, low-fat dairy products, and whole grains, while limiting salt, red and processed meats, and sweetened beverages is an effective way to ward off kidney stones, according to a new study.

2009-08-11 14:38:00

New Studies Show Healthy Lifestyle Habits Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease WASHINGTON, Aug.

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