National Institute of heart, lung and blood, an Institute of the U.S. Department of health, presented the results of a recent study in which experts compared the 38 popular diets and chose the best of them. As reported, it was declared the diet is called the DASH.
DASH stands for Dietary approaches to stop hypertension, which can be translated as “Dietary approaches to cease hypertension”. As you can tell from the name, the diet was designed primarily to combat high blood pressure and other problems relating to the cardiovascular system. At the same time, in many ways, DASH fits into the accepted idea of “healthy eating” in General. This diet involves eating lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy products, as well as decrease the number eaten food salt.
Experts remind that hypertension is the most common chronic disease in the world, which affects about a billion people around the world. According to official data, high blood pressure becomes the cause of every eight deaths each year. According to experts, the DASH diet and avoidance of too much sodium in the diet helps fight cardiovascular disease even more effectively than medical drugs. As reported, these data are confirmed by results of a study involving 400 people.
Experts specify that, in General, first place DASH was shared with the Mediterranean diet, however, was the leader in such categories as “healthy nutrition” and “prevention of heart disease”.
Not so long ago experts from the University of Ohio has also stated that the most beneficial is the Mediterranean diet and DASH diet. As stated by the experts, even small changes in diet towards healthy eating can significantly increase the chances of a person to be a survivor. For example, to reduce the risk of early death may be a partial failure of the sweetened drinks.
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