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DASH Diet

11/08/2016
The theme this month is on diabetes prevention and education. There are many ways to tackle the battle against diabetes. No matter if diabetes runs in your family, you are a pre-diabetic or you have already been diagnosed, the DASH diet can benefit all.

DASH: Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension

DASH is a flexible and balanced eating plan that helps creates a heart-healthy eating style for life.

The DASH eating plan requires no special foods and instead provides daily and weekly nutritional goals. This plan recommends:
-Eating vegetables, fruits, and whole grains
-Including fat-free or low-fat dairy products, fish, poultry, beans, nuts, and vegetable oils
-Limiting foods that are high in saturated fat, such as fatty meats, full-fat dairy products, and tropical oils such as coconut, palm kernel, and palm oils
-Limiting sugar-sweetened beverages, sweets and most importantly salt.


Learn more at: http://dashdiet.org/what_is_the_dash_diet.asp
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