DASH Eating Plan: Tools and Resources
DASH is a heart healthy approach that has been scientifically proven to lower blood pressure and have other health benefits. With this flexible and balanced eating plan,
you can enjoy plenty of fruits and vegetables, fish, poultry, lean meats, beans, nuts, whole grains and low-fat dairy. There are no special foods or hard-to-follow recipes required.
Getting Started on DASH
Even small changes made gradually lead to significant benefits. Follow these steps to begin a healthy lifestyle for a lifetime.
Making the Move to DASH
Moving to heart healthy eating doesn’t have to be difficult. Learn how to make DASH work for you with these easy
Tips to Reduce Salt and Sodium
Scientific studies show eating less sodium can have heart healthy benefits. Here’s what you need to know to make healthier food choices when shopping, cooking, and dining out.
A Week with the DASH Eating Plan
Following DASH means you’ll be eating delicious food that’s also good for you. Not sure where to start? This menu has seven days of heart-healthy meal ideas.
Heart Disease is Largely Preventable
Smoking, being overweight, or having diabetes, high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, or a family history of heart disease all increase your chances of getting heart disease.
But you can help prevent it with healthy eating and other heart healthy lifestyle changes.
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