What 1,200 Calories on the DASH Diet Looks Like

Danielle Omar
by Danielle Omar
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According to U.S. News & World Report, the DASH diet was ranked as the “best diet all around” for eight consecutive years. DASH, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, focuses on eating foods that help lower high blood pressure and promote heart health. If you want to learn whether it’s right for you, here are 10 things you should know before trying DASH.

Below is a sample menu of what 1,200 calories looks like on the DASH diet, along with a couple of additions for people following 1,500-calorie diets.

BREAKFAST

LUNCH

SNACK

DINNER

DESSERT

ADDITIONS FOR 1,500 CALORIE DIETS:

MID-MORNING SNACK

LUNCH

 

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Danielle Omar
Danielle Omar

Danielle is an integrative dietitian, culinary nutritionist, author and consultant, frequently lending her love of creating to high-profile food and nutrition media outlets. She’s a regularly featured blogger and founder of foodconfidence.comwhere she inspires men and women on their journey to become their healthiest self. Connect with her on Instagram and Facebook.

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