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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 2/23/2022

Updated by: Thomas S. Metkus, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.