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DASH diet

DASH diet

Overview

A diet that is effective in lowering blood pressure is called Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH).

Review Date 5/6/2019

Updated by: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.