Book Synopsis DO YOU REALLY WANT TO ENTRUST YOUR HEALTH TO A FAD? The DASH Diet Cookbook provides a straightforward approach to losing weight, reducing hypertension, and improving overall cardiovascular health. Fad diets come and go, but the DASH diet is here to stay. Based on research by the National Institutes of Health, and picked by US News and World Report as its number-one choice in Best Diets Overall, Best Diets for Healthy Eating, and Best Diabetes Diets, the DASH diet rises above the noise of the gimmicky weight-loss plans year after year. In The DASH Diet Cookbook, best-selling health and nutrition author John Chatham compiles over 75 delicious recipes along with the findings of the medical and scientific community in a comprehensive book that makes it easy to put the DASH diet into action. * The DASH Diet Cookbook includes over 75 easy, delicious, and DASH-approved recipes, ranging from breakfast smoothies to hearty lunches, and all the snacks in between. * The DASH Diet Foods List outlines a roadmap toward a healthier lifestyle, with an index of over 125 food items that are allowed and not allowed. * The Body Mass Index Assessment Form provides easy guidelines for learning how to customize your daily caloric requirements. Lose weight, improve your health, and reduce your risk of heart disease with John Chatham's The DASH Diet Cookbook.