• A Low-Sodium DASH Dietary Pattern Affects Serum Markers of Inflammation and Mineral Metabolism in Adults with Elevated Blood Pressure

    2 monthes ago - By Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundThe blood pressure-lowering effects of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension dietary pattern and reduced sodium intake are well established. The effects on other biomarkers related to vascular health are of interest and might assist in explaining the effects of the DASH diet and sodium reduction.ObjectivesWe hypothesized that a low-sodium DASH diet improves biomarkers of inflammation [C-reactive protein and soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor ] and mineral metabolism [phosphorus and fibroblast growth factor-23 ].MethodsWe conducted a secondary analysis...
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