In the yearly diet rankings from U.S. News & World Report, the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet earned the top spot for the best overall diet, followed closely by the Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) diet, an eating plan created by the National Institutes of Health. In the healthy
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Pulses are some of the most inexpensive, versatile, and healthy foods around, and seniors should be eating more.
“They are nutrition powerhouses full of nutrients, such as folate, potassium, calcium, and fiber to help seniors avoid heart disease, osteoporosis, obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes,” says Elana M. Sussman, RD, with
When it comes to eating healthy, you might think of the popular DASH or Mediterranean diets. The Mediterranean-style diet concentrates on vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, whole grains, fish, olive oil, and wine in moderation. The DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) is similar, but also emphasizes low salt intake