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The DASH Diet Action Plan: Proven to Lower Blood Pressure and Cholesterol without Medication

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The New York Times Bestseller--Based on the Diet Ranked "#1Best Diet Overall" by US NEWS & WORLD REPORT--for 4 Years in a Row!

Finally, the #1 ranked DASH diet is popularized and user-friendly. Unlike any diet before it, DASH, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, came out of groundbreaking NIH-funded research. Now, Marla Heller, MS, RD, who was trained by one of the primary architects of the DASH diet and is herself the leading dietician putting DASH ...

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Overview


The New York Times Bestseller--Based on the Diet Ranked "#1Best Diet Overall" by US NEWS & WORLD REPORT--for 4 Years in a Row!

Finally, the #1 ranked DASH diet is popularized and user-friendly. Unlike any diet before it, DASH, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, came out of groundbreaking NIH-funded research. Now, Marla Heller, MS, RD, who was trained by one of the primary architects of the DASH diet and is herself the leading dietician putting DASH into action for over ten years, shares the secret to making the diet easy and accessible, in THE DASH DIET ACTION PLAN.

Rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat and nonfat dairy, lean meats, fish, beans, and nuts, DASH is grounded in healthy eating principles that lower blood pressure; reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer; and support reaching and maintaining a healthy weight.

No diet has a medical pedigree like DASH, and this book is a simple, actionable plan that can fit seamlessly into everyone's life and lifestyle. It includes:

  • 28 days of meal plans at different calorie ranges
  • Simple tools to help you personalize a DASH Diet Action Plan for guaranteed success
  • DASH-friendly recipes and shopping lists
  • Tips for eating on-the-run
  • Advice on healthy weight loss and exercise for every lifestyle.
Now, you can revolutionize your health and change your life-without medication.
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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Originally self-published in 2002, the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) is based on studies conducted by the National Institutes of Health. Dietician Heller here presents a diet plan that will help readers who suffer from hypertension, high cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes. Her plan supports the now-standard precept that eating a variety of good food—especially fruits, vegetables, and whole grains—plus adhering to a regular exercise program will result in weight loss, which, in turn, will benefit one's arteries and improve one's metabolism.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455512829
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/30/2014
  • Series: A DASH Diet Book Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 206,616
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Marla Heller is a Registered Dietitian, and holds a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She was trained in DASH by one of the original architects of the original NIH research and has been working for over 15 years to help her patients put DASH into practice. Heller has been the featured nutrition expert for the Chicago Tribune and Washington Post and she is a spokesperson for the Greater Midwest Affiliate of the American Heart Association. She is also the author of The DASH Diet Weight Loss Solution and The Everyday DASH Cookbook.
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