What Is The DASH Diet And Why Is It So Good For You? Eating Right To Fight High Blood Pressure And Prevent Heart Disease
May 30, 2018 14:08
What is the DASH diet?
If you are interested in heart-healthy eating, then you most certainly heard about the DASH diet. DASH is the abbreviation for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, and it was originally designed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) as an eating plan to lower high blood pressure. But the benefits of this diet extend far beyond blood pressure control. And it's not restrictive; you can make it quite diverse, as it includes foods from every food group.