DASH for Health is an online program that has proven success in helping people lose weight,
lower their blood pressure, and look and feel better. Nutrition advice is based on the
renowned DASH diet, one of the most highly recommended diets by doctors and dietitians
What is the DASH diet?
The DASH Diet is a well-balanced way of eating that provides lots of choice and is easy
to learn. It centers on real foods, not chemicals, food labels, or supplements. It is rich
in fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy foods and reduced in red meat, fats, and sweets.
This healthy way of eating has been thoroughly tested in several large studies sponsored
by the National Institutes of Health and has been scientifically proven to help people
lose weight, lower their blood pressure and cholesterol, and even improve how they feel!
I've heard about the DASH diet for people with high blood pressure, but can it help me lose weight?
While the DASH diet was originally created and tested to help people lower their blood pressure, the diet has been studies numerous times since then and found to be a healthy way to lose weight, prevent weight gain, lower cholesterol and promote optimum health.
How does the DASH for Health program work?
The DASH for Health program takes a step-by-step approach to teaching you how to eat the
DASH diet, including information about shopping for and preparing healthy foods, and
incorporating these foods into your daily diet. Plus the program provides a personalized
page where you can track your weight, food intake, exercise and blood pressure.