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DASH into the New Year for a Healthier You

by Josie Oleson, Oregon Health & Science University Dietetic Intern Having trouble setting a New Year’s resolution? Why not DASH into 2018 by eating better and working toward a healthier you? Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or DASH, emphasizes dairy, fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean protein as part of a balanced diet to reduce high blood pressure and improve

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Is DASH the Best Diet … Ever?

Could it be? Is there really a “best diet?” If such a thing exists, the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan may just be it. In 2017, for the seventh year in a row, an expert panel of health and nutrition experts assembled by U.S. News & World Report rated DASH Best Overall Diet. DASH has been repeatedly

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DASH DIET EATING PLAN

A DELICIOUS AND REALISTIC EATING PLAN FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE The DASH eating plan lowers blood pressure, reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke, and may help prevent osteoporosis and some types of cancer. Make DASH choices every day by choosing luscious fruits, crunchy vegetables and delicious lowfat dairy foods. Is DASH the Best Diet … Ever?   Try

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Try A New Kind of Ice Cream Float

Have a relaxing “float” through summer with this idea for a treat with less sugar and calories. Of course you can always make it more indulgent by using your favorite soda flavor. Serves 1     Dietitian’s Tip: These floats made with sparkling mineral water will contribute less sugar and calories to your diet than traditional floats.   INGREDIENTS 1 scoop

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Pear Quesadillas

Food Hero has a wealth of easy to make, nutritious recipes to liven up your summer days. Here is an easy summer lunch idea for the kids … or yourself. Serves 4     Dietitian’s Tip: This recipe is a great addition to a healthy diet serving up dairy protein, fruit, vegetables, and whole grains. Come up with your own combination

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Caprese-Style Cottage Cheese Topper

Serve on toasted slices of Italian or French bread. A light, refreshing appetizer for your summertime parties. Serves 6     Dietitian’s Tip: A great way to get a boost of dairy protein with 11 grams of protein per serving.   INGREDIENTS 2 cups 2% fat cottage cheese 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh tomatoes ¼ cup chopped fresh basil ¼ cup

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Honey Lemon Panna Cotta

This Italian-inspired creamy dessert is the perfect end to any meal, and toppings are customizable to every season. Serves 8     Dietitian’s Tip: Top with Seasonal fresh fruit, such as berries or chopped peaches (frozen works, too.) Mint leaves and canned mandarin orange segments   INGREDIENTS 2 cups 1% low-fat milk 1 cup low-fat buttermilk 2 packets unflavored gelatin 1

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