Eating a heart-healthy diet is important for managing your blood pressure and reducing your risk of heart attack, heart disease, stroke and other diseases.
Some people prefer to follow a specific eating plan where healthy choices are clearly spelled out. The D.A.S.H. plan is proven effective for lowering blood pressure. Others prefer to educate themselves and practice principles for targeted nutrition improvement. Either way, train yourself to make these changes.
This content was last reviewed on 08/04/2014.