Deirdre Rawlings, ND, Ph.D.
Reduce Hypertension in 7-14 Days with DASH Diet Cooking Made Easy
(Atlanta, Ga.) Author, nutritionist, and board-certified naturopathic doctor, Deirdre Rawlings, ND, PhD, published her guide and cookbook entitled, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to DASH Diet Cooking. Released in May 2012, the book is available for purchase in stores and online.
The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension)
Through her book, Rawlings educates beginners on maintaining a healthy weight while combating the growing epidemic of heart disease."Diet and nutrition are the foundation of an effective treatment for hypertension,"
A 2010 study shows that individuals who eat according to the DASH diet likely reduce their 10 year risk of coronary heart disease by up to 18 percent over those who eat a more average American diet. Currently heart disease is a leading cause of death in the United States, claiming the lives of over 600,000 Americans alone.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to DASH Diet Cooking explains food and portion control as well as how to prepare your kitchen for healthier eating. Using her knowledge as a nutritionist and healthy cooking coach, Rawlings wrote a reference guide that caters to the novice DASH dietary system user.
"No one manages hypertension without help, let alone understands and incorporates a nutrition program into their healing journey single-handedly,"
Deirdre Rawlings, a board-certified naturopathic doctor with a Ph.D. in holistic nutrition, is a health and wellness educator and author of “Food That Helps Win the Battle Against Fibromyalgia.”
The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to DASH Diet Cooking
ISBN: 9781615641666, May 2012, $19.95
Author: Deirdre Rawlings (Atlanta)