Proven to Lower Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Without Medication
Edition: First Life & Style edition.
Description: 1 online resource (220 pages) : illustrations
Explains an approach to weight-loss that also lowers blood pressure and cholesterol without the use of medication, describing the "DASH" diet, which combines exercise with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low and nonfat dairy, lean meats, fish, poultry, beans, and nuts, and providing twenty-eight days of two-thousand-calorie DASH menus and tips on dining away from home.
Contents: Conquering hypertension and heart disease -- Your personal DASH diet design -- 28 days of DASH menus -- Menu guide : DASH meals away from home -- DASH your way to weight loss -- Exercise your right to lower blood pressure -- Other health concerns -- Lifestyle changes to help lower blood pressure -- A healthy mix of fats, proteins, and carbs -- Minerals that help lower blood pressure -- Deciphering food labels -- Vegetables for picky eaters -- Super-fast DASH dining -- Dash tracks, keeping track -- The DASH kitchen makeover -- Fabulous recipes for the DASH to success -- Appendix A. Calories and fat for meat and poultry -- Appendix B. Omega-3 fatty acid content for fish and seafood -- Appendix C. Serving sizes.
ISBN: 9781455512942 (electronic bk.)
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