What is the meaning of DASH Diet?


Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension, is the abbreviation of DASH. The DASH diet has been shown to decrease the blood pressure and so helps prevent and control high blood pressure.

The DASH diet is rich in:
- Fruits
- Vegetables
- Low fat dairy products
- Low in saturated and total fat
- Low in cholesterol
- High in dietary fiber
- Potassium
- Calcium
- Magnesium
- Moderately high in protein.

The DASH eating plan can help you lose weight and maintain a healthier body.