DASH diet & hypertension

DASH diet & hypertension

The DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension):

Low in saturated fat, cholesterol (e.g., red meat), sweets, added sugars, and sugar-containing beverages. High in potassium, magnesium, calcium, protein, and fiber.

Emphasizes low sodium, high potassium, and high calcium foods

Foods emphasized: Fruits, veggies, low-fat dairy, whole grains, fish, poultry, nuts.

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