Researchers say people with hypertension are less likely to follow advice now than 10 years ago. They analyzed how many people have been adhering to the so-called dash diet, which encourages a boost of fruit, vegetables, fiber, minerals and low-fat dairy, while trimming fat.
The findings show 26 percent of patients were adhering to dash in the late 1980's through the mid-1990's. But in the last few years that number has gone down 7 percent.
You can read more about this study in the Archives of Internal Medicine.