Saturday, January 11, 2014

DASH Diet is still the best Diet for 2014

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U.S. News has named DASH Diet as the top diet for 2014 among 32 diet plans. The categories for ranking are; easy to follow, nutritious, safe and effective for weight loss and against diabetes and heart disease.

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) is endorsed by the government and its purpose is to reduce people with high blood pressure. It was also recommended to prevent and control diabetes and my help protect people from osteoporosis, cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

TLC Diet took the 2nd spot it was created by the National Institutes of Health, while Mayo Clinic Diet is 3rd.

Please before following a Diet Plan always remember you should first consult your healthcare provider.

DASH Diet Overview:

Your AIM: prevent and lower high blood pressure (hypertension).

Following a healthy eating habit is key to lowering high blood pressure and in the process it will also reduce your waistline.

Nutrients like potassium, calcium, protein, and fiber are very important in fighting high blood pressure. You don’t need to track each one. Just take the foods you’ve always been told to eat like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and low-fat dairy, while passing up on those food that we ussually like, foods with high calorie and fat, sweets and red meat. You also need to cut your salt intake.

If you are ready to be healthy you can use this FREE DASH Diet guide from The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) here:

PDF DASH Diet guide 64 pages
PDF Brief DASH Diet 6 pages


*Eat Lean poultry and Fish moderately it's low in fat and has good cholesterol to protect your heart.
*Use herbs, spices or lemon zest to season your food instead of salt.
*Eat more vegetables and whole grain foods they are rich in fiber, calcium, protein and potassium that are important to help lower high blood pressure.
*If you want sweets, skip desserts and take fruits instead.

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