What Is the DASH Diet?

Whom Is the DASH Diet Good for Exactly, and What Types Are Available? The DASH diet was developed specifically to help people lower high blood pressure and is promoted by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health. According to the American Heart Association, blood pressure readings higher… Continue reading What Is the DASH Diet?

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What a Fasting Diet Can and Can’t Do for Your Health

Google “fasting for health” and you’ll get more than 6.3 million hits, ranging from doctors who recommend it for treating a range of diseases, to spas that promise detoxifying food-free vacations, to bloggers who say that fasting makes them feel clearer mentally and more fit — and, increasingly, to fitness professionals touting diets that incorporate… Continue reading What a Fasting Diet Can and Can’t Do for Your Health

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