“Knowing that weight is also a heart concern, I look at main dishes and keep them under 400 to 500 calories, which is a good thing for my whole family. I am trying to include the kids in our choices, so they learn about healthy eating, too.” Nancy D.
You may have heard of the DASH Diet. Key findings from it showed that when people ate more fruits and vegetables, more low-fat dairy products and less saturated fat than a typical American diet, their blood pressures dropped significantly. More good news: If salt was also reduced, their blood pressure dropped even more.