DASH diet plan

  • The DASH Diet Plan for Hypertension (with food lists)

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr October 3, 2021

    The DASH diet plan, which scientists originally designed to lower blood pressure, is a healthy eating plan that emphasises vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, lean meats, especially poultry, fish, nuts and seeds. It limits saturated fats, salt and processed foods such as sweets. High blood pressure (hypertension) is the main risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of premature death worldwide.   While hypertension rates are reducing in developed…

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