By Robert J. Matthews
For those who don't know, "DASH" stands for "dietary approaches to stop hypertension.
It's basically a plan for healthy eating that can help treat or avoid high blood pressure.
Foods that are high in salt or heavy fat will not be on your menu.
A lot of attention is paid to heart-healthy fats and plant-based foods in the Mediterranean diet.
You should eat a lot of fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, omega-3 fatty acids, healthy fats, and animal proteins like fish and cheese (without too much).
This food plan gives the body a lot of fiber, which is important for losing weight.
You can live a better life by replacing "bad foods" with "good foods," according to Young.
On the Mayo Clinic Diet, you can eat whole foods, fruits, and vegetables.