Web links for DASH and low sodium

Web Links


   Web links for:

  DASH Diet &

  Low Sodium Diet

DASH Diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension):

DASH diet information, excellent-from NIH (National Institutes of Health) (pdf file-64 pages): http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash/new_dash.pdf

DASH diet & eating out- DASH diet instructional video: http://www.nutritionheart.com/video-dash-diet/

The DASH Diet for Hypertension by Thomas J. Moore and Mark Jenkins. 2003. Good book describing the original DASH diet.


Web Links for a Low Sodium Diet:

Sodium (and fat) content of selected items at fast food restaurants: http://www.fatcalories.com

USDA: Foods & sodium content (pdf file-26 pages): http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/Data/SR17/wtrank/sr17a307.pdf

Eating out in a healthy fashion from the American Heart Association website:http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/DiningOut/Dining-Out_UCM_304183_SubHomePage.jsp

Low sodium diet instructional video: http://www.nutritionheart.com/low-sodium-diet-video/

Books listing salt content of various foods:

For books listing salt content of various foods, there are many excellent books. Consider starting with your local bookstore to see what is available there. Possibilities include:

The Most Complete Food Counter: 2nd Edition by Annette Natow and Jo-Ann Heslin. 2005.

Pocket Guide to Low Sodium Foods by Bobbie Mostyn 2006