Dash Diet Smoothies: DASH Diet

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Introduction Thank you for purchasing this book titled, “Dash Diet Smoothies: 30 Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss and Increased Energy”. DASH is an acronym which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. A DASH diet has been formulated and designed to regulate your sodium consumption and lower your blood pressure. A thing common among all dietary plans is that they all lay emphasis on obtaining the right amount of nutrients through the foods you consume. On a similar note, fruit smoothies are an easy way to flush your body with essential nutrients. Smoothies aren’t like generic nutrient-rich foods, they’re drinks which aren’t just cool refreshments but also extremely advantageous with their health benefits. The best way to understand…show more content…
The DASH dietary plan claims to lower your blood pressure levels thereby reducing the risk of developing health problems within the first 2 weeks of inculcating the diet in your lifestyle. If you experience high blood pressure levels, your diet should be monitored meticulously. It is advised you consume healthy foods like whole grains, lean protein, vegetables, and low-fat dairy while restricting sweet and calorie-rich food. This is the main objective of a DASH diet. The DASH Diets: There are two DASH dietary plans you can choose from, the DASH diet, and the low-sodium DASH diet. The only difference between both is that the latter focuses heavily on the sodium intake in your diet. The regular DASH diet The main aspect of the DASH diet which distinguishes it from other diets is the minimal restrictions involved. The plan is very simple and to stay true to it, you will have to increase your daily consumption of fruits, vegetables and dairy products. You can also consider eating fish, poultry, whole grains, and nuts. For better health, limit your sodium intake to 2300 milligrams per day. You will have to restrict foods enriched with fats, any sugar-based drinks, and red meat. Whole

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