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On March 26, 2009 the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a new report telling all Americans over 40 years of age to limit their sodium intake to no more than 1,500 mg per day. They note that previous guidelines said all adults should limit sodium to no more...
 
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The DASH-Sodium trial showed that salt restriction, coupled with the DASH diet, reduced blood pressure (BP) in those with Stage 1 hypertension (HTN) as much as or more than does any single anti-HTN drug. Drugs used to treat HTN can cause a variety of adverse side effects and increase...
 

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  Salt reduction is essential for preventing and lowering elevated blood pressure (BP) and reducing CVD risk it. However, weight loss and a healthier DASH-diet are also important for lowering elevated BP. A study of 144 free-living overweight and obese subjects with elevated BP compared the impact of the DASH diet alone (DASH-A) or combined ... DASH Works Better with Exercise and Weight Loss
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The two DASH trials clearly demonstrated that blood pressure was more effectively lowered by a diet that combined foods high in potassium (fruits and vegetables), calcium (lowfat and nonfat dairy) and magnesium (whole grains beans and nuts) with low salt and saturated fat intake. Now the results of a new study using a combination diet ... Portfolio Diet Cuts LDL by 35%
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More than 50 million Americans currently have hypertension. According to new guidelines issued in May 2003 by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), another 45 million Americans now have prehypertension. Recent research has proven that 90% of all Americans are destined to develop hypertension at some point...