New York Times bestselling author and DASH Diet specialist Marla Heller reveals groundbreaking research to help prevent and even halt signs aging through a combination of DASH-approved superfoods and strategies designed to target aging.
The most trusted brand in dietsthe DASH diethas helped millions of people lower blood pressure, lose weight, and improve their health. Now, in this groundbreaking new program, it can help you look and feel 20 years younger! Marla Heller, New York Times bestselling author and premier DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) dietitian, has combined key elements of the DASH diet with the latest cutting-edge research to develop a program that can halt and even reverse many of the effects of aging.
Based on the diet rated the #1 Best Overall Diet by U.S. News & World Report, THE DASH DIET YOUNGER YOU reveals five age-defying strategies designed to target the root causes of aging, including Oxid-Aging, Inflamm-Aging, and Glyc-Aging. You'll lose weight and turn back the clock while enjoying a delicious diet of antioxidant rich superfoods, satisfying plant-based meals, and foods that promote healthy gut bacteria and decrease inflammation and cravings. Featuring a natural detox that fights aging at the cellular level and proven blood pressure "busters," this powerful program will help you erase years with visible and measurable results. In just 10 weeks, you can:
- Reverse the diseases of aging
- Fortify and rejuvenate hair and skin
- Revitalize and strengthen bones, muscles, and joints
- Improve heart health and blood pressure
- Lose weight, especially in the tummy
- Look and feel younger, healthier, and slimmer!
Complete with 28 days of meal plans and over 75 delicious recipes, THE DASH DIET YOUNGER YOU has everything you need to look and feel years younger!
About the Author
Marla Heller is a Registered Dietitian, and holds a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She was trained in DASH by one of the original architects of the original NIH research and has been working for over 15 years to help her patients put DASH into practice. Heller has been the featured nutrition expert for the Chicago Tribune and Washington Post and she is a spokesperson for the Greater Midwest Affiliate of the American Heart Association. She is the author of New York Times bestsellers The DASH Diet Action Plan and The DASH Diet Weight Loss Solution, as well as The Everyday DASH Diet Cookbook.
Table of Contents
Part I DASH to a Younger You
Chapter 1 You Are As Young As You Eat 3
Chapter 2 Pump Up Plant-Based Eating 19
Chapter 3 Brighten Your Plate with the Colors of Youth 32
Chapter 4 Detox with a Healthy Microbiota 42
Chapter 5 Kick Out Bad Sugars 53
Chapter 6 Fire Big Food and Big Pharma 65
Part II Put Old on Hold
Chapter 7 Younger You Meal Plans 87
Chapter 8 Younger You Recipes 123
Part III Breakthrough Lifestyle Solutions
Chapter 9 Three Lifestyle Secrets to a Younger You 191
Chapter 10 Stop the Diseases of Aging 205
Appendix A U.S. to Metric Conversions 227
Appendix B BMI (Body Mass Index) Chart 231
Appendix C Calcium-Rich, Potassium-Rich, and Magnesium-Rich Foods 233
Appendix D Food Serving Tracker 235
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Overall I think the concept is sound. The recipes are fantastic, but it would be nice if the recipe page numbers were listed next to those items listed in the 7 day menus. Not sure why ham would be a sandwich choice vs turkey in one of the 7 day plans. Don't know why water is occasionally mentioned in the 7 day plan as opposed to every meal. Not "single person" friendly as all of the recipes are for 4 or 8 servings - too big, actually for most families. Not sure why some easy "adds" wouldn't be included. As an example, why not always use spinach as opposed to nutrient void lettuce? The "mini egg scramble" is simply on egg nuked. Huh? Why not fry it, add spinach & tomato and make an egg sandwich? The book touts real fruit over juice but the 7 day plan includes juice in several places. Also, why hot chocolate vs the benefits of a mocha (per the book related to caffeine). Again, great resource, great recipes but could be more user friendly. One last thing, for a 7 day menu it would be good to incorporate recipe items that could be used among many dishes . . . very expensive to buy all of the ingredients for any one week.