A diet that will help you prevent hypertension

DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. This is very important, as according to some reports, hypertension affects around 50 million people in the U.S. and approximately 1 billion worldwide .

DASH is a dietary recommendation of US national Heart, Lung and Blood institute to control blood pressure and prevent hypertension.

The DASH diet is rich in fruits, vegetables and grains and low-fat dairy products.

According to some studies, The DASH diet reduces systolic blood pressure by 6 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure by 3 mm Hg in patients with high normal blood pressure. However these changes don’t effect body weight. For those who is looking for a way to lose weight, do not rush. This method may not work for you.

Here are some examples of DASH:

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