Navigation Links
Diet Can Lower Blood Pressure As Much As Taking A Medication, From The March 2013 Harvard Men's Health Watch
Date:3/25/2013

Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 25, 2013

Many people eat their way to high blood pressure (hypertension). It's also possible to eat your way out of it, according to the March 2013 Harvard Men's Health Watch.

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan—low in animal fat and salt; abundant in blood-pressure-lowering nutrients—is scientifically proven to battle high blood pressure. It can reduce blood pressure by 10 points—about as much as adding a medication, says Dr. Deepak Bhatt, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief of cardiology, VA Boston Healthcare System.

Here's the DASH plan in a nutshell: keep fat intake under 27% of total calories, eat many servings of fruits and vegetables, choose whole instead of processed grains, include low-fat or nonfat dairy products, and choose small portions of poultry, fish, and nuts as your primary source of protein rather than red meat.

The DASH diet includes abundant amounts of calcium, potassium, magnesium, and fiber. Potassium is particularly important. "It's harder to control blood pressure—even with medications—if there isn't enough potassium in the diet," says Dr. Michelle Hauser, a clinical fellow in medicine at Harvard Medical School and a certified chef and nutrition educator. The DASH diet also is low in salt—the sodium in salt can boost blood pressure.

Like any lifestyle change, the following the DASH plan takes some work. And it may not be right for everyone. If the DASH diet doesn't look like a good fit, try an overall heart-healthy Mediterranean-style diet. (Read about the heart benefits of a Mediterranean diet

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Corporate Whistle Blower Center Now Urges Pharmaceutical Insiders Or Physicians To Become A Whistleblower If They Can Prove A Drug Maker Was Knowingly Involved In Bribery
2. Alteya Launches an Award-Winning Certified Organic Bulgarian Rose Water and Other Select Flower Waters at Whole Foods and Specialized Retailers
3. Norah Guide and Premium Astrology Fans and Followers Send New Testimonials During Reader's Appreciation Month
4. Military personnel return to duty following severe injury to lower extremity
5. Military personnel return to duty following severe injury to the lower extremity
6. Vitamin D Supplements Tied to Lower Blood Pressure in Blacks
7. No sons linked to lower contraception use in Nepal
8. Vitamin D may lower blood pressure in African-Americans
9. Corporate Whistle Blower Center Urges Physicians To Call them--If They Have Proof A Medical Device Company Was Knowingly Selling Defective Products
10. Structured weight loss program helps kids from low-income families lower BMI
11. Daily Aspirin Linked to Lower Risk for Deadly Skin Cancer in Women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... August 28, 2014 Top 10 ... web hosting companies and announces Bluehost, HostMonster ( ... suppliers for the webmasters worldwide who want to ... , As the world’s most popular server-side scripting ... many other general-purpose programs. It is now installed ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... ChiLiving® will host its inaugural ... at holistic retreat center, Om Sanctuary. This active ... and Danny Dreyer, offers beginner to seasoned runners ... support a lifetime of pain-free, injury-free movement in ... the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains during ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Now in its 4th year, ... started in 2011 by two brain aneurysm survivors. The ongoing ... awareness, provide education to help increase early detection and to ... a brain aneurysm. We hope that you will be able ... at the 4th Annual Step for Hope Run/ Walk on ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Alpine, NJ resident Othon Mourkakos is ... Zebras In Tiaras, to benefit the Immune Deficiency Foundation ... 26, 2014 in Foley Square, New York. IDF ... immunodeficiency diseases (PI) are a group of more than ... the body’s immune system is missing or functions improperly. ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Livermore, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ... newest California physician, James Patel M.D. of Livermore, California. ... the best and most qualified physicians, and in accordance ... and our patients to Dr. Patel’s practice. , Initially ... at a young age, Dr. Patel was shaped by ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Join ChiRunning® & ChiWalking® Creators, Katherine and Danny Dreyer, for First-ever ChiWeekend Retreat in Asheville, NC 2Health News:Join ChiRunning® & ChiWalking® Creators, Katherine and Danny Dreyer, for First-ever ChiWeekend Retreat in Asheville, NC 3Health News:Step for Hope and Raise Brain Aneurysm Awareness 2Health News:Army Colonel Dr. James Patel Joins the Medical Marijuana Industry 2Health News:Army Colonel Dr. James Patel Joins the Medical Marijuana Industry 3Health News:Army Colonel Dr. James Patel Joins the Medical Marijuana Industry 4
... which comes from the foxglove plant, is normally used to ... the heart and treat heart diseases. The chemical nature of ... University of Wisconsin-Madison to make the drug fight against cancer//., ... works by changing the sugars attached to the drug. By ...
... According to a latest study researchers say health professionals ... manage the risks associated with over the counter drugs. ... one of the most common condition that people choose ... of the other commonly treated ailments include heartburn, migraine, ...
... stutent multi-kinase inhibitors against cancer is undergoing phase 3 ... this years ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) conference. ... mechanism of action – known as Multi-kinase inhibitors. These ... and are found to be very effective. This two ...
... two different types of low fat, low cholesterol diets researchers ... diet consisting of lean meats and other low fat foods ... percent. However, those who consumed a diet rich in plant-based ... as well, lowering their LDL levels by about 9.4 percent. ...
... Researchers say Kelp seaweed may be the next food ... findings from an animal study conducted at the University ... the seaweed effectively reduced levels of estradiol, // a ... rats. The rats also experienced a lengthening of their ...
... say an indirect CT venography ( CTV ) could identify ... break free, travel to the lung, and block an artery ... arteries are not visible in a commonly used lung scan, ... presence of these blood clots in the lung. ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:8/27/2014)... China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: ... leading retail drugstore chain in China based on ... its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ... quarter ended June 30, 2014: , Revenue increased ... RMB638.8 million in the second quarter of 2013 ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 2014 TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (4180.TT) today announced ... United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on ... acetate 125mg/ml oral suspension, the generic equivalent to ... and under Hatch Waxman rules, it will be ... has completed the pre-launch preparation of the generic ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014 ... report: Collaborative R&D Terms & ... https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2276220/Collaborative-RD-Terms--Agreements-in-Pharma-Biotech-and-Diagnostics.html The Collaborative ... and Diagnostics report provides comprehensive understanding and ... and agreements entered into by the worlds ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11TWi Pharmaceuticals Receives US FDA Final Approval on Generic Megestrol Acetate 125mg/ml Oral Suspension 2Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 2Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 3Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 4Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 5Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 6Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 7Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 8Collaborative R&D Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech and Diagnostics 9
... ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTC Bulletin ... thiarabine shows remarkable efficacy in the prevention and treatment of rheumatoid ... restoration of joint structure was observed in the studies, which were ... at Southern Research Institute. , , As a therapeutic ...
... REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 7 Relievant Medsystems, Inc., ... low back pain, reported today that it has completed ... was led by Morgenthaler Ventures with existing investors Canaan ... Partners participating. The company also announced that Morgenthaler ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Thiarabine Demonstrates a Reduction of Both Inflammatory and Erosive Disease Parameters in Rheumatoid Arthritis 2Thiarabine Demonstrates a Reduction of Both Inflammatory and Erosive Disease Parameters in Rheumatoid Arthritis 3Relievant Medsystems Announces Completion of $20 Million Financing 2Relievant Medsystems Announces Completion of $20 Million Financing 3
A system with integrated pupil camera and 7" examination monitor. An easy to use configuration....
The only air-based esthesiometer with a database of normal sensation on the cornea. May have application to the measurement of normal-tension glaucoma....
Produce clean 0.75 mm round hole without tissue tags. Serrated squeeze action handle....
Brightness acuity tester....
Medicine Products: