Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Healthy Heart Month Tip Of The Week...
What is a good eating plan? The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute promotes an eating plan called The DASH diet (dietary approaches to stopping hypertension), with menus low in fats, salt, cholesterol, red meat and sweets and high in fruits, vegetables, grains, fish, poultry, nuts, and low-fat dairy foods. Studies show that following this particular eating plan and reducing the amount of sodium consumed can lower blood pressure. For a closer look at the DASH diet visit the following website: