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Effect of longer-term modest salt reduction on blood pressure.

​Adhering to a diet low on salt can help to transform a high blood pressure number to a healthy one.

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Effects of dietary fiber type on blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of healthy individuals.

​Eating generous portions of fiber-rich foods regularly may help to lower high blood pressure.

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Sugary Beverages Increase Hypertension Risk

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Americans love sugar-sweetened beverages, and too many of them (Americans) consume far too much of them (sugary beverages). The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that approximately 30% of American adults drank sugar-sweetened beverages, including soda, fruit drinks, energy drinks, and sweetened tea, at least once a ...

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Health effects of saturated and trans-fatty acid intake in children and adolescents: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

​Children and adolescents on low-fat diets are less prone to develop cardiovascular disease.

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Dietary phylloquinone intakes and metabolic syndrome in US young adults.

Adequate intake of phylloquinones (vitamin K) from food sources may help guard against the development of metabolic syndrome

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Vegetarian diets and blood pressure: a meta-analysis.

High blood pressure is less likely to develop in individuals adhering to a vegetarian dietary pattern.

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Dietary fiber for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Cardiovascular disease is less likely to occur in frequent consumers of fiber-rich diets.

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The effect of a low-fat, plant-based lifestyle intervention on serum HDL levels and the implications for metabolic syndrome status - a cohort study.

Low-fat, plant-based diets are associated with low plasma levels of High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) and improved cardiovascular health.

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Global sodium consumption and death from cardiovascular causes.

Sodium consumption above 2g per day is one of the major causes of cardiovascular-related deaths worldwide. This study examined the effect of sodium consumption on global cardiovascular mortality. Researchers analyzed dietary and clinical data obtained from subjects in 66 countries. The blood pressure and cardiovascular mortality hazard ratios were assessed in all the subjects. Researchers...

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Effects of 7 days on an ad libitum low-fat vegan diet: the McDougall Program Cohort.

Healthy cardiovascular and metabolic profiles are associated with frequent consumption of low-fat vegan diets.

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Acute blood pressure lowering, vasoprotective,and antiplatelet properties of dietary nitrate via bioconversion to nitrite.

Nitrate-rich fruits and vegetables may lower high blood pressure and reduce cardiovascular disease risk.

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Effect of caffeine on blood pressure, heart rate, forearm blood flow during dynamic leg exercise.

Caffeine intake is associated with increased blood pressure and decreased forearm blood flow during dynamic exercise.

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