low-salt diet


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Noun1.low-salt diet - a diet that limits the intake of salt (sodium chloride); often used in treating hypertension or edema or certain other disorders
diet - a prescribed selection of foods
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A low-salt diet combined with the DASH diet (The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) substantially lowers systolic blood pressure - the top number in a blood pressure test - according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Combining a low-salt diet with the heart-healthy DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet substantially lowers systolic blood pressure, especially in people with higher baseline systolic readings, according to new research by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
If it reaches 130/80 or higher, it's already considered stage 1 hypertension, and treatment is recommended, comprised of therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC), like a high-fiber, low-salt diet, exercise and stress management, and/or immediate initiation of BP-lowering drugs.
They boost heart health Owning a pet was as effective in helping to reduce high blood pressure as eating a low-salt diet or cutting down on alcohol, illness according to research by Australia's Baker Institute.
In the shorter simulation, the cosmonauts ate a diet containing 12 grams of salt daily, followed by 9 grams daily, and then a low-salt diet of 6 grams daily, each for a 28-day period.
In people with resistant hypertension, researchers have found that those who restrict salt intake to about a half teaspoon a day have an average systolic blood pressure reading of 130 mm Hg, compared to about 150 mm Hg for individuals who do not follow a low-salt diet.
Q: A DASH diet and a low-salt diet each lowers blood pressure independently?
Eat a high-carb, low-salt diet to keep your fluids at optimal levels.
However, a low-salt diet is especially appropriate for people who have high blood pressure, heart failure, kidney disease, or other conditions in which swelling or fluid retention can occur.
In time the body will adjust and eating a healthy low-salt diet will become a way of life.
In an era when all that we could offer hypertensive patients was a low-salt diet, the procedure became rather popular.