The DASH Diet Action Plan
Proven to Boost Weight Loss and Improve Health
By Marla Heller
(Grand Central Life & Style, Hardcover, 9781455512805, 224pp.)
Publication Date: September 2011
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The DASH diet isn't just for healthy living anymore-- now it's for healthy weight loss, too. Using the key elements of the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet and proven, never-before-published NIH research, bestselling author, foremost DASH dietitian, and leading nutrition expert Marla Heller has created the most effective diet for quick-- and lasting-- weight loss. Based on the diet rated the #1 Best Overall Diet by Us News & World Report, this effective and easy New York Times bestselling program includes menu plans, recipes, shopping lists, and more. Everything you need to lose weight and get healthy!
With a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat and nonfat dairy, lean meats, fish and poultry, nuts, beans and seeds, heart-healthy fats, and whole grains, you will drop pounds and revolutionize your health while eating foods you love. In just two weeks you'll experience:
-Lower body fat
-Improved strength and cardiovascular fitness
-Lower cholesterol and blood pressure without medication, and without counting calories!
As effective as the original DASH is for heart health, the program is now formulated for weight loss!
Marla Heller is a Registered Dietitian, and holds a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) where she completed doctoral course work in public health, specializing in Behavior Sciences and Health Promotion. Marla is experienced in a wide variety of nutrition counseling specialties. She has been an adjunct clinical instructor in the Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics at UIC, teaching courses on food science and nutrition counseling, and has also taught at Dominican University, National-Louis University, and the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago (a chef-training school).