DASH diet linked to lower risk of hyperuricaemia

It seems particularly beneficial for older and physically inactive patients

Eating in line with a diet designed to reduce the risk of hypertension might also lower the risk of hyperuricaemia, a study suggests.

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The cross-sectional study of nearly 72,000 people in China showed that those who ate a diet most in accordance with the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) had a 30% lower risk of having hyperuricaemia compared with those whose diet was least adherent.

Eating habits over the past year were ascertained by a questionnaire in