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What servings are suggested in the DASH diet?

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The DASH diet suggests getting:

Grains: 7-8 daily servings

Vegetables: 4-5 daily servings

Fruits: 4-5 daily servings

Low-fat or fat-free dairy products: 2-3 daily servings

Meat, poultry, and fish: 2 or less daily servings

Nuts, seeds, and dry beans: 4-5 servings per week

Fats and oils: 2-3 daily servings

Sweets: try to limit to less than 5 servings per week

From: DASH Diet and High Blood Pressure WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Lowering Your Blood Pressure With DASH."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "What is the DASH Eating Plan?"

FamilyDoctor.org: "The DASH Diet: Healthy Eating to Control Your Blood Pressure."

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on March 28, 2019

SOURCES:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Lowering Your Blood Pressure With DASH."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "What is the DASH Eating Plan?"

FamilyDoctor.org: "The DASH Diet: Healthy Eating to Control Your Blood Pressure."

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on March 28, 2019

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