DASH Diet Sample Menu - Topic Overview
DASH is an eating plan that can help lower your blood pressure. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. Hypertension is high blood pressure.
For more information on the DASH diet, see High Blood Pressure: Using the DASH Diet.
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Here is a sample menu for the DASH diet. It is based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
- 1 cup corn flakes with 1 teaspoon of sugar
- 8 ounces
- � banana
- 1 slice whole wheat
- 1 tablespoon jelly
- 4 ounces orange juice
- 2 ounces sliced turkey
- 1 pita
- 1 tablespoon low-fat mayonnaise
- Raw vegetables: 3
or 4 carrot sticks, celery sticks, radishes, 2 loose lettuce
- � cup fruit cocktail
- 1/4 cup dried apricots
- 1 graham cracker
- 1/3 cup mixed nuts
- 1 cup flavored low-fat
- 3 ounces grilled salmon
- 1 cup
- 1 cup steamed broccoli
- Spinach salad with
1 cup raw spinach, 2 cherry tomatoes, 2 cucumber slices
tablespoon light Italian dressing
- 8 ounces low-fat chocolate
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
April 05, 2011
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