The first-line treatment for hypertension is lifestyle modification, which often includes the DASH diet. What is it and how can it be improved?
This is the companion video to How to Prevent High Blood Pressure with Diet.
The DASH diet is one of the best studied, and consistently ranks as US News & World Report’s #1 diet. It’s one of the few diets that medical students are taught about in medical school. I was so fascinated to learn of its origins as a compromise between practicality and efficacy.
I’ve talk about the patronizing attitude many doctors have that patients can’t handle the truth in:
For more on what plants can do for high blood pressure see: