EAT WELL AND LOWER YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE
- Diet and high blood pressure. Schein, J. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Jan1989, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p16
Covers the relationship between diet and high blood pressure. Calcium and hypertension; Salt-free diets; The role of fats; Types of fats; Cholesterol. INSET: `What is blood pressure?'..
- DASH a diet for all diseases. Liebman, Bonnie // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Oct97, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p10
Details the study, `DASH--Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension,' which indicates that eating the right foods also prevents high blood pressure. Background on designing DASH; Other strategies for keeping blood pressure optimal; Benefits of a typical DASH menu; Food and servings; DASH study's...
- Healthy habits for hypertension. // Consumer Reports on Health;May98, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p6
Presents information on how dietary changes can reduce risk of high blood pressure as compared with drug therapy. Identification of a nutrient which can reduce blood pressure; Indepth look at a report which linked a low-sodium diet with an increased overall death rate; Information on nondrug...
- Pounds and pressure. Rubin, Rita // U.S. News & World Report;8/23/93, Vol. 115 Issue 8, p66
Discusses two new studies which conclude that losing just a few pounds can make a long-lasting dent in many cases of mild hypertension. The research also shows that adding modest doses of medication to such healthful lifestyle changes can further lower blood pressure. Estimated number of...
- The food-and-hypertension connection. Hopkins, Tracy E.; Jones, Sally // Heart & Soul;Oct/Nov97, Issue 23, p20
The article discusses the study conducted by Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) regarding the effect of certain foods in controlling hypertension. Foods which lowered blood pressure; Effect of the strategies used in the study on Black Americans and White Americans.
- Easing the pressure. White, Joyce // Essence (Essence);Nov97, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p48
Relates how Gail Lloyd found the key to blood-pressure control. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) study; Side effects of long-term use of medication for hypertension; Foods included in the daily DASH menu.
- Tame Teen Blood Pressure. VanTine, Julia // Prevention;Mar2001, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p42
Recommends foods that will help to lower high blood pressure in teenagers.
- Results from the second DASH study. // Patient Care;7/30/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 14, p9
Discusses the study `Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH)-Sodium' trial, presented at the May 2000 scientific meeting of the American Society of Hypertension in New York City. How reducing dietary sodium may lower blood pressure as well as medication can; Difference between a typical...
- Hypertension: The role of diet and lifestyle. Cerrato, Paul L. // RN;Dec90, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p46
Discusses major techniques in managing high blood pressure. Health benefits of controlling severe hypertension; Weight-loss diet; Stress management.