Healthy Diet

See How the DASH Diet Reduces Your Stroke Risk

If you have high blood pressure or are at risk for a stroke, Virtua dietitians recommend following the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet. 

A sensible and easy-to-follow plan, the DASH diet focuses on increasing the amount of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and low-fat dairy products in your diet, while limiting your intake of cholesterol, sodium, and fat. But it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice taste, flavor or variety.

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