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DASH Diet For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet focuses on fruits and vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy, and lean protein. The DASH diet has been scientifically proven to reduce hypertension [more…]

DASH Diet and Healthy Bones

Weighing in at just about 20 pounds and made up of 206 separate bones, your skeleton is a marvel of nature. It supports and protects you, giving you strength and stability. Although it may look solid and [more…]

The Trials of Hypertension Prevention (TOHP)

A landmark series of studies known as the Trials of Hypertension Prevention (TOHP) was designed to sort out whether reducing sodium would improve blood pressure in people with pre-hypertension. The goal [more…]

A DASH Diet Approved Grocery List

Excess sodium raises blood pressure, which is why the DASH diet recommends limiting sodium consumption to between 1,500 and 2,300 milligrams per day for ultimate blood pressure control. But how are you [more…]

No-Cook DASH Diet Meals

The DASH diet is all about balance and eating real food. But perhaps the real beauty of it is that you can follow it without cooking every single meal. To meet the goals of DASH, keep these four points [more…]

10 Heart-Friendly Nutrients

When following the DASH diet, what you add to your diet is just as important as what you limit. Adequate vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals are all important. [more…]

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