3. Diet Goals
While this diet does not ship you exceptional food to eat, it does contain within it weekly and daily nutritional goals for followers to achieve. The ultimate goal is to reach about 2,000 calories per day. Let us take a look at the foods and portions one should be following in a day in order to achieve this goal. For grains, try to keep daily servings between six and eight. Meats, poultry, and fish should be eaten less than grains, with six servings or less in a day. Fruits and vegetables are tied at 4 to five servings every day. Lastly, low-fat dairy products, fats, and oils should both be limited to two to three servings per day.
As stated above, there are both daily and weekly goals for the DASH diet. Now that we have examined daily serving sizes let us take a look at a few of the weekly goals surrounding serving sizes. Nuts, seeds, dry beans, peas, and sweets should all be consumed at a rate of five servings or less in a week. When thinking about food choices, remember to choose foods low in trans fats.