Harvard Heart Letter

A diet that may stave off heart failure

A diet that may stave off heart failure Research we’re watching A plant-focused diet long touted for its ability to lower blood pressure may also help prevent heart failure, according to a new study. The DASH diet, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, poultry, fish, and nuts while minimizing salt, sugar, and red meat consumption.…

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