The DASH diet: controlling blood pressure through diet

WHAT IS THE DASH DIET FOR? The DASH diet comes from the United States. DASH is an acronym for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension , which means ” Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension “. Indeed, scientific studies have shown that the adoption of this diet can contribute to lowering blood pressure significantly. The Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommends this diet for…

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Traveler’s diarrhea

WHAT IS TRAVELER’S DIARRHEA? Traveler’s diarrhea, also called  tourista , is an infection akin to gastroenteritis. It afflicts people traveling to countries with lower levels of food or water hygiene. Several bacteria can be responsible for traveler’s diarrhea. More rarely, infection with a virus or parasite may be the cause. Bacteria are mainly transmitted to humans through water or contaminated food,…

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