TITLE

Sodium Showdown: Lowering Elevated Blood Pressure Isn't All About Salt

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Environmental Nutrition;Jul2008, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a research work funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) that considers some approaches, other than lowering sodium intake, to avoid hypertension. The study titled Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) revealed that blood pressure could be lowered by following a specific eating pattern that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol. It likewise noted that consumption of more fruits and vegetables is important to prevent hypertension. INSET: Will Government Halt the Salt?.
ACCESSION #
32828072

 

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