Want to lose weight without feeling like you’re on a diet? Check out Marla Heller’s rules from The DASH Diet Weight Loss Solution . . .
Have 3 meals and 2 to 3 snacks every day. Deprivation doesn’t lead to weight loss.
Make colorful veggies the center of your meal. They are bulky, filling, and healthy, while low in calories.
Add lean protein-rich foods to make a meal that satisfies and won’t leave you hungry an hour later.
Dairy foods that are low-fat or nonfat boost protein intake and help quench hunger.
Add fresh fruits to satisfy your sweet tooth the healthy way.
Nuts and seeds make fun snacks that love your heart and help you lose weight.
Watch your waistline shrink. You are improving your health as you lose weight with these healthy rules.
– Excerpted from The DASH Diet Weight Loss Solution by Marla Heller
As of February 20th, 2013 . . .
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.
Readers will enjoy a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat and nonfat dairy, lean meats/fish/poultry, nuts/beans/seeds, heart healthy fats, and limited amounts of whole grains. Banished are the empty calories from refined grains and added-sugars. The result: improved metabolism, lower body fat, improved strength and cardiovascular fitness--with the diet plan proven to lower cholesterol and blood pressure without medication, and without counting calories!
Superior to the original DASH diet for heart health and turbocharged for weight loss.
A healthy diet is only as good as the food it provides in its plan. Now in THE EVERYDAY DASH DIET COOKBOOK, bestselling author and foremost DASH expert Marla Heller, together with bestselling cookbook writer Rick Rodgers, makes it easy to prepare home-cooked meals that are fresh, fabulous, and DASH-approved. The DASH diet is a required medical recommendation for patients diagnosed with hypertension or pre-hypertension, a group of almost 130 million people, and this ultimate guide to cooking the DASH way serves up everything necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle. With recipes such as Cinnamon French Toast with Raspberry Sauce, Filet Mignon au Poivre, Yankee Clam Chowder, and Chocolate Fondue with Strawberries, eating health has never been so easy and delicious.
- Reverse the diseases of aging
- Fortify and rejuvenate hair and skin
- Revitalize and strengthen bones, muscles, and joints
- Improve heart health and blood pressure
- Lose weight, especially in the tummy
- Look and feel younger, healthier, and slimmer!
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