The Dash diet stands for dietary approaches to stop hypertension. Hypertension, in layman's terms, means high blood pressure.If one suffers from constant high blood pressure, it is essential to know that many other disorders stem from it and that participating in the Dash diet may be a good idea.The dash diet focuses on a diet rich in nuts, vegetables, rich fruits, low-fat dairy, lean meats, and lots of whole grains making it very easy to follow. The primary concern of dash diets is to drop the sodium intake of its users.The Average American consumes up to a whopping 3,400 mg of sodium a day, more than a thousand milligrams more than the Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggests, and nearly two thousand milligrams more than The American Heart Association recommends (Mayo).This is a significant issue and causing all kinds of health problems in America. The whole food approach dash diet takes its users to eat as much as they want, with a wide range of choices; all it asks in return is that you stay away from processed and heavily salted food. One does not need to look far to find the evidence that the whole food approach and the dash diet work!U.S. News and World Report have placed the dash diet at the top of the list for the eighth year in a row. Why is it ranked the best die out there you ask?Well, after consulting many physicians the answer is quite simple. For starters, it works. And, it allows its users to have a balanced diet; thus, it is proven to help with weight loss, while not jeopardizing a person's balanced diet.If this isn't enough to convince you that the dash diet great, dash diet was also ranked number one for heart disease, kidney stones, diabetes, and also lowers the risk of cancer.This book includes some breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes that are easy to follow and delicious. If you or one of your family members has decided to take the plunge and start the dash diet, this book is for you!