What 1,500 Calories Looks Like (DASH Diet)

Danielle Omar, RD
by Danielle Omar, RD
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The DASH diet, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, aims to decrease blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease. It focuses on a low-sodium eating plan emphasizing whole grains, legumes and beanslow-sugar fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products. It also includes fish and lean meats, and a small quantity of nuts and seeds a few times per week.

This 1,500-calorie sample menu contains flavorful, easy to make recipes that are low in sodium. Bonus: You don’t have to give up dessert.

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Danielle Omar, RD
Danielle Omar, RD

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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