The DASH Diet Mediterranean Solution
The Best Eating Plan to Control your Weight and Improve your Health for Life
The DASH diet has been a staple of the dieting world, but popular tastes and medical guidelines have evolved. Heller has overhauled the DASH plan to reflect the latest, cutting-edge research on hypertension, diabetes, depression, and other health issues that impact millions of Americans. Meal planning gets a new focus on unprocessed foods, seafood options, and vegan and vegetarian choices. Four weeks of menus are included. -- adapted from info provided.
"The most trusted brand in diets just got more healthful than ever with a delicious Mediterranean-inspired overhaul! Combining the key elements of the highly lauded, doctor-recommended DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet and the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet, bestselling author, foremost DASH dietitian, and leading nutrition expert Marla Heller has created the ultimate lifelong eating plan. Powerful for heart and brain health and reducing the risk for developing diabetes, and more delicious than ever, the Med-DASH plan will satisfy you with as variety of options, including over 50 exclusive recipes. Based on the diet rated the #1 Best Overall Diet by US News & World Report for eight straight years, [this book] offers readers revitalized guidelines to help: lower blood pressure; control blood sugar; improve heart health; banish belly fat for good! This effective and easy program includes weekly meal plans, fabulous Mediterranean recipes, shopping lists, and more, with flexibility to support additive-free, organic, or vegetarian meals, with mostly unprocessed or minimally processed foods. Rich in vegetables, fruits, and plant-based proteins, this plan delivers on the promise of fast, safe weight loss with maximal health benefits while supporting a lifestyle filled with fresher, more natural, and more satisfying foods. As effective as the original DASH is for heart health, this rejuvenated plan reflects the most cutting-edge research on hypertension, diabetes, depression, and other health issues, all while supporting weight loss and a beneficial lifestyle change!"--Dust jacket.
New York : Grand Central Life & Style, c
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viii, 264 pages ; 24 cm