DASH diet for hypertension

DASH for hypertension

Hypertension affects more than 1 in 3 Americans and is a potentially dangerous chronic disease that often goes unnoticed and can damage the organs of the body.

The risk increases with age and 30% of adults over age 18 shows early signs of high blood pressure, which can be much worse if left untreated.

Given that high blood pressure increases the chances of stroke and heart disease, diet DASH (approaches dietary to reduce hypertension, in English) offers a way of self-protection.

DASH diet

Approaches to food to stop high blood pressure with diet consists of avoiding fats, meat and sweets; and to ensure a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and low in fat and dairy products.

Diet can reduce blood pressure elevated in just two weeks, and has also been shown to reduce blood pressure among which they are at risk for hypertension and reduce cholesterol levels.

The diet also includes fish, chicken, nuts and whole grains because they also help in reducing blood pressure. Please also download the consumption of salt.

The diet can help women in a significant way to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine. Women whose diets seemed to DASH had a 24% less likely to develop diseases of the heart and 18% less likely to suffer a stroke than women whose diets are diverted more than DASH.

Example of menu of the DASH diet

The DASH diet can be adapted to meet the daily needs of calories in a person, but the menu of the day of the show, based on 2,000 calories, they may include:

6-8 servings of whole grains

4 to 5 servings of vegetables

4 to 5 servings of fruits and 2 to 3 servings of products without fat or low-fat milk

6 or fewer ounces of lean, such as chicken or fish meats

2 to 3 servings of fats and oils

Do eat nuts, seeds, and legumes all week, in 4 to 5 servings; and sweets should be limited to 5 or less servings per week.

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