When it comes to dieting, there seems to be an option for just about everything under the sun - from going gluten-free diet to the ketogenic diet. The most popular all-around diet for the eighth year running as of 2018, according to health experts with US News and World Report, is the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet. But what exactly does this diet entail? What aspects of patient health receive benefits? Let’s find out now!
What The DASH Diet Entails
The DASH diet, to put it in simple terms, wants individuals to focus on consuming whole grains like whole wheat bread and brown rice, plenty of fruits and vegetables, low-fat dairy products such as skim milk and mozzarella cheese, lean meat, and other foods low in saturated and trans fats. Why has this diet been so successful? It has been successfully proven to boost patient health and is a balance of healthy food groups and serving recommendations. When it comes down to it, all reports indicate the DASH diet is one that works.