The DASH Diet Shopping List

Stock up on these healthy and nutritious foods.

DASH is an acronym for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension; hypertension is another word for high blood pressure, but this diet's focus on healthy foods makes it a great choice for anyone trying to lose weight. As with any diet, water is the best choice of beverage, and you should try to drink as much of it as possible. Caffeine and alcohol are technically permitted while on this diet, but definitely limit your consumption of both in order to see the best results. Similarly, limit your sodium intake to no more than 2,300 mg per day, and you should even try to get that below 1,500 mg if you can. Finally, while the DASH Diet allows up to six servings of lean meat per day, vegetarians can absolutely follow this diet by substituting beans as their source of protein. Use this printable grocery list to get started!


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Green Tea With Egg White Foam to Soothe Your Sore Throat

From Dr. Oz's new book on traditional Chinese medicine, "Yin Yang You" — out now!

Are you one of so many people who suffer from pain, stress and anxiety? Dr. Oz set out to help you find relief. So to fill the gaps in modern Western medicine, he looked to traditional Chinese medicine — which uses 5,000-year-old traditions to help people preserve their health and prevent sickness. These ancient secrets are what inspired his new book, "Yin Yang You," about the powerful methods you can do right at home! Click here to grab your own copy.

The book is also filled with tons of delicious recipes that are packed with nutrients for your health. Here's an easy one to get started with. This green tea has a special twist to soothe a sore throat that comes on quickly. Egg whites and sugar are whipped together to add some foam to classic green tea for a cooling and coating effect.

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