Going Up? Hypertension and it's Link to Food
It is well known that salt raises blood pressure. Certain fats also contribute to hyperlipidaemia and cardiovascular disease. This session reviews the mechanism of hypertension and looks at latest evidence linking certain foods to this common disease.
- Pathophysiology of hypertension
- Latest evidence on foods that cause hypertension
- The DASH Diet and Low-Salt Diets
- Why treating hypertension helps to minimise the cardiovascular cascade of chronic disease