The DASH diet for high blood pressure: from clinical trial to dinner table.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Three recent studies show that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lowfat dairy products and low in fat, refined carbohydrates, and sodium can lower blood pressure either alone or in combination with other lifestyle changes. These studies have greatly expanded our knowledge of nonpharmacologic interventions to prevent and manage hypertension. They also underscore the need for diet and lifestyle counseling in the primary care setting.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Karanja, N; Erlinger, TP; Pao-Hwa, L; Miller, ER; Bray, GA

Published Date

  • September 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 71 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 745 - 753

PubMed ID

  • 15478706

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0891-1150

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3949/ccjm.71.9.745


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States