DASH diet, exercise boosts brain tests in obese patients

03/12/2010 | Medscape (free registration)

Obese, sedentary patients with high blood pressure may exhibit improved brain function after switching to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet, along with caloric restriction and adding aerobic exercise, researcher said. The study found those who exercised and followed the DASH diet outperformed their peers on a range of cognitive tests.

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