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The DASH Diet Health Plan: Low-Sodium, Low-Fat Recipes to Promote Weight Loss, Lower Blood Pressure, and Help Prevent Diabetes

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  • Posted September 28, 2012

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    fixing instead of tricking

    This was a great read. Personally I hate diets that are all about “tricking” your body into losing fat by doing something that sounds downright unhealthy. This diet is different though. It begins with an explanation of the medical trials that lead to the discovery of the diet’s numerous health benefits, including reducing hypertension. After that the book is broken up into sections with tips and guidelines for changing your lifestyle, how to start a workout program, as well as a whole BUNCH of yummy sounding recipes. Great value!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 24, 2012

    My father was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and once I

    My father was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and once I learned the DASH diet was rated number one for combating the disease, I’ve been searching for the right book to introduce to my dad. Chatham’s is the best resource I’ve found, so far. You are instructed how to slowly ease into the diet, using the tools included, like worksheets, reference tables, food guides, menu planners, and of course, plenty of recipes. It’s informative, providing plenty of background information on how the DASH diet was created and tested, and also stresses the importance of exercise and fitness, including fitness plan. Most important, to me and my dad, is that Chatham’s book is really reader friendly and easy to follow.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2012

    A Diet With Proven Results! The DASH diet health plan is a cle

    A Diet With Proven Results!

    The DASH diet health plan is a clearly written guide on how to lose weight, lower blood pressure and live an over-all healthier lifestyle. The science behind the diet is explained and actual research results are given. The book gives easy steps to personalize this diet to your current weight and health situation. The lists of foods that you are allowed is extensive and the recipes included in the back of the book look delicious. I cannot wait to start this diet!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 6, 2012

    The latest food plan to achieve the John Chatham stamp of approv

    The latest food plan to achieve the John Chatham stamp of approval is the National Institute of Health’s DASH diet. Designed with hypertension in mind, (DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension), this summation is a straightforward wealth of valuable information that will teach you to stop focusing on the lbs and, instead, zero in on your body mass while learning more about your metabolism. Is it a cinch? No – but no *real* diet is going to be. Five chapters of delicious sounding, low-sodium, low-fat and high-fiber recipes make a good case for positive change; along the way, you’ll learn what real, unprocessed food tastes like.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 9, 2012

    Comprehensive Plan to lower your blood pressure!

    The DASH Diet is a comprehensive plan for healthfully reducing high blood pressure. John Chatham’s book, “The DASH Diet Health Plan” is a complete plan to help you get on the road to a healthy heart. I love that there are so many ways to customize this diet plan. There are two exercise plans to choose from for both cardio and strength training, menu plans, a shopping guide and a full cookbook of tasty choices. Check some of these out: Italian Beef Stew, Pork Chops with Garlic Sweet Potatoes, Shrimp Kebabs, and Chocolate Mocha Mousse. Is your mouth watering yet?

    With recipes like these, there’s no need to deny yourself or wait to start on the road to a healthier heart. Your lifestyle change is within reach, the complete plan is here, all you have to do is go for it!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 9, 2014

    I found the Dash Diet exceptional in its simplistic approach to

    I found the Dash Diet exceptional in its simplistic approach to following a healthy, low-sodium diet with excellent menu choices, which will reduce stress as well as cholesterol and inevitably excess fat. The book includes delicious recipes as well as varied daily menus, and explains why processed foods and certain items are preferred, while others are discouraged. As those with high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol 
    are searching for intelligent and helpful menus to combat health issues, this book is a "must read". 

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2014

    The Dash Diet is the best cookbook for those of us who need to l

    The Dash Diet is the best cookbook for those of us who need to lower our blood pressure and lose weight. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are amazing recipes that a non cook can easily prepare. The Southwestern Salmon was really good but the loaded Turkey sandwich with cranberries was amazing. Really easy to follow recipes that make you look like a super star chef. You must get this cook book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 9, 2012

    An Educational Read!

    The DASH Diet Health Plan will definitely help you lose the weight you have wanted to lose! This book comes with everything you could want with a book about diets; it’s got a list of sample menus for fourteen days and even a sheet to help you figure out your Body Mass Index. And with this plan, the book gives you a list of the foods you can still have, including dark chocolate and your favorite vegetables!. The recipes are also enjoyable and I’d recommend everyone try them whether for diet or not!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2012

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    Easy to follow Diet and health plan

    The Dash Diet Health Plan is a breakdown lifestyle change that takes precautionary measures to control and/or prevent high cholesterol, heart disease and diabetes. While breaking down the major causes of these diseases and how changes in diet and exercise can positively affect the onset of these diseases and sometimes even become a way of decreasing/eliminating the problems altogether. The in depth menu options and multiple workout plans make it possible for everyone to jump into this lifestyle diet change and succeed. They also have plans that vary and can be adapted based on your health and activity levels, which is great since everyone is at a different level when starting out on this program. It’s a lifestyle change that can be applied to everyone.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2014

    I think this book really does provide good recipes for someone w

    I think this book really does provide good recipes for someone who suffers from either diabetes or just wants to boost their overall health. This book provides lean and delicious food recipes. This book is not a diet r3eally it is a way of eating healthier. It focuses on not loosing fat but adding healthy fats and low sodium foods. It teaches one to stop eating processed and chemically dangerous products .I really enjoyed reading this book and seeing all the endless possibilities of great healthy recipes. This book really educated me on what our body needs and how beneficial it is for us to stay healthy.

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  • Posted May 26, 2014

    ¿The DASH Diet Health Plan¿s¿ claims are difficult to believe, y

    “The DASH Diet Health Plan’s” claims are difficult to believe, yet scientifically proven. I was amazed that these delicious recipes and the simple, 28-day fitness plan could give such rapid results in lowering blood pressure and positively impacting Type 2 Diabetes.

    And it’s not just that the authors are fabricating such random claims, this book is backed up by several years of documented research at five of the nation’s most respected medical institutions.

    More than a purchase, this is an investment in my health!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2014

    This is a good book for anyone who want to learn more about diet

    This is a good book for anyone who want to learn more about dieting without starving yourself.  The book comes with some great recipes with plenty of healthful tips and info for choosing a variety of foods with good nutrition for easy dieting.  The book is especially good for those who have health condition such as high blood pressure.  I don't care for dieting but as I get older I am forced to realize some harsh realities when it comes to proper dieting.  You are what you eat.  And if you learn to eat smart you will live a longer more productive life.  This book is great for both beginner and advanced dieters in my opinion.  

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2014

    If you have high blood pressure, diabetes, or are simply overwei

    If you have high blood pressure, diabetes, or are simply overweight, learning how to improve your health in your own kitchen instead of in a doctor’s office is a welcome solution. This book tells you how, with a common sense approach to food and easy to follow recipes. And the 28-day fitness regimen seems like one that many people can incorporate into their lives without an investment in expensive equipment.

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  • Posted May 23, 2014

    If you are looking for a great guide to the DASH diet and enjoy

    If you are looking for a great guide to the DASH diet and enjoy delicious food, look no further.




    So many DASH diet books focus primarily on the “hows” and “whys” of the DASH diet and put too little effort into the selection and refinement of meal plans and recipes. This book expertly covers the “hows” and “whys” and also gives a 5 star meal plan with some of the most delicious DASH diet recipes I’ve ever tried. Great tasting recipes are CRITICAL to maintaining the diet and a healthy lifestyle. My only complaint is there are just 14 days worth of recipes and find myself wishing for a few more so I can mix up my meal plan a bit more. 




    Thankyou so much for this book! 

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  • Posted May 22, 2014

    The DASH diet provides a ton of useful information regarding the

    The DASH diet provides a ton of useful information regarding the health benefits to people suffering from high blood pressure, heart disease and other common ailments that many of us suffer from. I loved the sample recipes and the specific shopping lists, which make it easy to follow the diet. I highly recommend this book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2014

    The Dash Diet is a health plan based on years of research. It pr

    The Dash Diet is a health plan based on years of research. It provides a way to calculate your own calorie and nutrient requirements so that you can get optimal results. It’s great for those suffering from high blood pressure, but is also a wonderful way to lose weight. The many recipes provided make the dash diet an easy and delicious choice.

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  • Posted December 8, 2013

    Hypertension is a big problem nowadays and using a DASH diet is

    Hypertension is a big problem nowadays and using a DASH diet is great at lowering it. It has recipes for oatmeal waffles and a vegetable stir fry that are delicious and healthy. The dishes are made easily using appealing ingredients. It is also has information from government agencies like the NIH and CDC that you do not find in many cookbooks. Get this book so that you can eat well while keeping your pressure down.

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  • Posted November 20, 2013

    The Dash Diet Health Plan is a book that provides simple ways fo

    The Dash Diet Health Plan is a book that provides simple ways for the average American to cut down the risks of High Blood Pressure and Type 2 Diabetes that are so common in our society today. The methods provided in the book are both effective and simple, making them a good fit for anyone.

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  • Posted November 13, 2013

    For anyone wishing to implement an effective and practical nutri

    For anyone wishing to implement an effective and practical nutritional meal plan, I highly recommend The DASH Diet Health Plan: Low-Sodium, Low-Fat Recipes to Promote Weight Loss, Lower Blood Pressure, by Rockridge Press.

    The Dash Diet addresses many key facets of good health and wellness, most notably helping to reduce blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels and aid in body fat reduction, particularly around the abdominal region.

    With a diverse choice of savory mouth-watering recipes, such as Dijon Pork Chops and Potato-Sausage Breakfast Bake; combined with practical and effective exercise programs, this book is a definite “must read”.

    Written by: Dave Yablecki

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 12, 2013

    The Dash Diet Health Plan helps the reader win the race to good

    The Dash Diet Health Plan helps the reader win the race to good nutritional eating and is another best seller written by John Chatham. The U.S. News & World Report has given the Dash Diet the best overall diet/health ratings multiple times. It offers easy to follow instructions to dieting with low fat and low sodium recipes, while lowering blood pressure and preventing diabetes. The book describes the Dash Diet and can be adapted to every personal situation.

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