The first research study on the DASH diet first appeared in 1997. However, many people still don't know much if anything about it. You've come to the right place to learn more.
November 7, 2016. On The Today Show with Kathy Lee and Hoda, 2 women were asked to choose a diet that they would like to follow for a month. One of the ladies chose to follow The DASH Diet Weight Loss Solution. Her results were spectacular!
February 24, 2015. How serious is prehypertension? And why is the DASH diet the first recommendation for lifestyle change? The Washington Post helps you understand.
February 6, 2015. Guide to Life: DASH diet proves effective and sustainable. The Columbus Dispatch explains more about how the DASH diet keeps you healthy.
January 6, 2015. For the 5th year in a row, the expert panel from US News & World Report chose the DASH diet as the Best Diet, Healthiest Diet, and the Best Diet for Diabetes. They say, "DASH was developed to fight high blood pressure, not as an all-purpose diet. But it certainly looked like an all-star to our panel of experts, who gave it high marks for its nutritional completeness, safety, ability to prevent or control diabetes, and role in supporting heart health. Though considered to be obscure, it beat out a field full of better-known diets."
December 17, 2014. From the Journal of the American Medical Association. Low glycemic index foods not needed for full cardiovascular benefits with DASH diet. DASH again proven to lower blood pressure and cholesterol, benefits independent of glycemic index of foods in diet.
December 16, 2015. Google Top Diet Search List: DASH Diet enters the list at #5. A healthy eating plan breaking through the diet clutter.
August 14, 2014. NEJM editorial: Low Sodium Intake — Cardiovascular Health Benefit or Risk? The conclusion? "High-quality diets rich in potassium might achieve greater health benefits, including blood-pressure reduction, than aggressive sodium reduction alone." This continues to reinforce the benefits of the DASH diet which is rich in potassium and moderate (not extremely low) in sodium!
May 18, 2014. In USA Today, Diet and Blood Pressure: It's Not All About the Salt. The first DASH diet research study lowered blood pressure as well as the first-line medications, in as little as 14 days, and without cutting back on salt. The key foods? Fruits, vegetables, and low-fat and nonfat dairy, along with nuts, beans, lean meats/fish/poultry, mostly whole grains, and heart healthy fats.
March 1, 2014. The DASH Diet shows significant improvements in reducing kidney stone formation conditions as compared with conventional low-oxalate diets.
February 28, 2014. The DASH diet could be a better solution for lowering the risk of kidney stones, as compared to traditional advice. Huffington Post.
January 3, 2014. US News & World Report selects the"obscure" DASH diet as the best diet, the healthiest diet, and the best diet for diabetes for the 4th year in a row.
November 12, 2013. The new guidelines for preventing heart disease and strokes, from The American Heart Association and The American College of Cardiology recommend the DASH diet, which "emphasize[s] fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, poultry, fish and nuts."
January 18, 2013. The DASH Diet Weight Loss Solution was ranked as one of the top diet books of 2013. Why? Because it is based on science, doesn't involve deprivation, and is easy-to-follow.
January 7, 2013. Best Diets For the third year in a row, the expert panel of physicians and nutrition professors ranked the DASH diet as the Best Diet Overall. Full Story: in US News & World Report.
December 3, 2012. It's not too late to drop a dress size by Christmas! A brilliantly simple new diet that's sweeping the U.S. targets your tum - and boosts your health. Full Story: from the Daily Mail (UK) newspaper.
From the November 25, 2012 Sunday London Times The DASH diet: the weight-loss plan approved by doctors "When doctors devised an eating plan to fight high blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes, weight loss was an added bonus. An eating programme devised by doctors to fight high blood pressure has become the latest weight-loss phenomenon and named America’s healthiest diet two years in a row."
DASH was featured in an Australian TV news story on November 23, 2012 It's the blood pressure diet some older Aussies claim gives them a new lease on life.
January, 2009, Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally - These smart strategies can get your numbers down. The DASH diet, featured in a Better Health and Living magazine article about how to manage blood pressure, naturally.
Thu Apr 24, 2008 1:49pm EDT, Reuters.com - Healthy diet cuts teens' blood pressure NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adolescents with elevated blood pressure can lower their blood pressure and improve their nutrient intake by following a teen version of the so-called DASH diet, results of a new study suggest.
April 14, 2008 Blood Pressure Diet Helps Prevent Heart Attack, Stroke in Healthy Women, Long-Term Study Says. (AP Online delivered by Newstex) -- A large study offers the strongest evidence yet that a diet the government recommends for lowering blood pressure can save people from heart attack and stroke.
But vitamin supplements do not do the trick. . .
Aug 14, 2007 11:36am EDT Common vitamins no help for women's hearts: study - Middle-aged women at risk for heart disease received little benefit from taking vitamins C, E or beta carotene, researchers said on Monday.