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The DASH Diet for Weight Loss

The DASH Diet for Weight Loss

Lose Weight and Keep It Off--the Healthy Way--with America's Most Respected Diet

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Named the Best Overall Diet by U.S. News & World Report and recommended by the US Department of Agriculture, the DASH Diet is not only the most effective diet for reducing the risk of hypertension, heart disease, kidney disease, and colon cancer, it’s also the best way to reach your healthiest weight and stay there!

Adapted specifically for weight loss by the chairman of the world-class team that created the DASH Diet, this natural and affordable program is designed for long-lasting results. The DASH* Diet for Weight Loss features extensive, easy-to-follow meal plans for meat eaters and vegetarians, plus practical tools and advice that will help you:

CHOOSE THE PERFECT MEAL PLAN FOR YOUR DIETARY AND CALORIC NEEDS! • Calculate calorie targets and meet those targets with healthy DASH foods

• Add exercise to ramp up your weight loss

• Keep a food log and plan a menu

• Adapt your favorite recipes for a healthier lifestyle

• Maintain your weight loss over time
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  • Pocket Books | 
  • 512 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781476752181 | 
  • December 2013
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IN AUGUST 1993, fifty researchers gathered together in an overheated hotel conference room in Bethesda, Maryland, to design what would come to be known as the DASH study.

The initials “DASH” stand for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. The fifty researchers represented five research teams. There was Laura Svetkey, MD, and her team from Duke; George Bray, MD, and his team from the Pennington Center in Louisiana; Larry Appel, MD, and his team from Johns Hopkins; Bill Vollmer, PhD, and his team from Oregon Health Sciences Center; and my team from Harvard. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute had... see more

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