The DASH diet, or Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, is a lifelong approach to healthy eating that is designed to help treat or prevent high blood pressure (hypertension). The DASH diet plan was developed to lower blood pressure without medication in research sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Studies show that following DASH and eating less sodium can help you lower your blood pressure and LDL cholesterol. Learn more about the science behind the DASH eating plan and why it works.
Moving to heart healthy eating doesn’t have to be difficult. Learn how to make DASH work for you with these easy tips for making more heart-healthy food choices.