Participants filled out a special questionnaire of eating behavior.
DASH diet proved to be the most reliable method of preventing early death in humans. To such conclusion scientists of the medical school of Wake forest University (USA) as a result of extensive studies, which was attended by 4.5 thousand people from 45 to 84 years.
Participants filled out a special questionnaire of eating behavior, which described in detail the size of the portions and frequency of eating a particular food. As it turned out, there is a clear correlation meanwhile, how closely people adhered to the DASH diet and how often have people observed had heart failure.
Thus, the DASH diet proved normalizes blood pressure and increases life expectancy in people under 75 years. The incidence associated with blood vessels and heart, fall in people on the DASH diet by 40% compared with those who followed other diets. About it reported in a press release on MedicalXpress.
DASH diet similar to the Mediterranean diet with a few important differences. It is also characterized by a high consumption of fruits, nuts, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy products with low salt content, red meat and sweets. However, in contrast to the classical Mediterranean diet, DASH is missing the alcohol. In its place is the milk and dairy products.
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