TITLE

COMMENTARY: Lifestyle recommendations plus the DASH diet reduced hypertension in patients with above-optimal blood pressure

AUTHOR(S)
Guitteau, Michelle; Rosenberg, Mark
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study which cites that improvement in blood pressure (BP) control can be brought by modifying one's diet and lifestyle. A person's life pattern can change the intake of healthy foods, and weight loss that persist over 18 months. The study found that BP could be reduced with only two 30-minute counseling sessions regarding nonpharmacologic treatments of hypertension. A sodium intake of 2400 mg/day and saturated fat for weight loss is recommended for healthy living.
ACCESSION #
22493489

 

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