Consistency with the DASH diet and incidence of heart failure.

  title={Consistency with the DASH diet and incidence of heart failure.},
  author={Emily B Levitan and Alicja Wolk and Murray A. Mittleman},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={169 9},
BACKGROUND The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet effectively reduces blood pressure. In observational studies, the association between diets consistent with DASH and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke has been examined with varying results. We hypothesized that diets consistent with the DASH diet would be associated with a lower incidence of heart failure (HF). METHODS We conducted a prospective observational study in 36 019 participants in the Swedish Mammography… CONTINUE READING
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