Milk products, dietary patterns and blood pressure management.

  title={Milk products, dietary patterns and blood pressure management.},
  author={Penny M Kris-Etherton and Jessica A Grieger and Kirsten F Hilpert and Sheila G. West},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  volume={28 Suppl 1},
High blood pressure (BP) is a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, congestive heart failure, and kidney disease. Inverse associations between dairy product consumption and systolic blood pressure (SBP) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) have been observed in cross-sectional studies; some studies, however, have reported an inverse association with only one BP parameter, predominantly SBP. Randomized clinical trials examining the effect of calcium and the combination of calcium, potassium… CONTINUE READING