The DASH Diet was originally a plan of eating used to address high blood pressure. DASH is an acronym standing for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. And while DASH is still a great plan to lower blood pressure and reduce cholesterol, it has gained an incredible following as a weight loss tool.
There are DASH books, support forums, Pinterest boards with recipes, you name it!
This diet was voted by health experts to be the best overall diet three years in a row!
Pros and Cons of The DASH DIET
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Well balanced meals, no weird foods or starving so the whole family can follow it
Can be used as a long term, even permanent food plan
Due to slower (but steady!) weight loss, it is important to find a support group
You really need the book to figure out exactly what you are doing
There is weighing and measuring of food involved