The DASH diet may have beneficial effects on bone health

  • Doyle L
  • Cashman K
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Recent data from an ancillary study to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH)-Sodium trial suggest that while sodium intake had very little effect on bone metabolism, the DASH diet (over 30 days) significantly reduced markers of bone turnover. This DASH diet-induced reduction in bone turnover, if sustained, may improve bone mineral status.

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  • L. Doyle

  • K.D. Cashman

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