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Dietary modification and changes in blood pressure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11342798     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Several recently published clinical trials and epidemiological studies have added significant new data to our understanding of the impact of dietary modifications on blood pressure. Such studies confirm the blood pressure-lowering effects of sodium restriction, the consumption of diets that are low in fat and enriched in fruits and vegetables, and the sustained effects of weight reduction. This reaffirms the role of lifestyle modifications as both preventative and adjunctive means to lower blood pressure.
Authors:
P R Conlin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1062-4821     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Nephrol. Hypertens.     Publication Date:  2001 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-05-08     Completed Date:  2001-07-12     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9303753     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  359-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Endocrinology-Hypertension Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Medical Service, VA Boston Healthcare Syste, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA. pconlin@partners.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Blood Pressure*
Diet*
Humans
Hypertension / etiology*,  prevention & control
Life Style
Patient Education as Topic

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