The most effective diet for healthy weight loss just got better! Based on never before published NIH-funded research and developed by the foremost DASH dietician and leading nutrition expert, Marla Heller
, this effective and easy weight loss program includes menu plans, recipes, shopping lists, and more. Readers will enjoy a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat and nonfat dairy, lean meats/fish/poultry, nuts/beans/seeds, heart healthy fats, and limited amounts of whole grains. The result: faster metabolism, lower body fat, improved strength and cardiovascular fitness-plus the diet can lower cholesterol and blood pressure without medication, and without counting calories! As effective as the original DASH is for heart health, this plan is just as effective for weight loss.
is a Registered Dietitian, holding a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) where she completed doctoral course work in Public Health. She is experienced in a wide variety of nutrition counseling specialties. She has been an adjunct clinical instructor in the Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics at UIC, and also taught at Dominican University, National-Louis University, and the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago. In addition to The DASH Diet Action Plan, Marla contributed the 4-week menu plan for Win the