It's the blood pressure diet some older Aussies claim gives them a new lease on life.
The dietary approach to stop hypertension diet — or the DASH diet as it is better known — has been proven to reduce blood pressure and lower cholesterol.
But what's on the menu?
At least 4-5 servings of fruit and vegetables a day, three serves of low fat or non-fat dairy, 200g of lean meat, fish or poultry and wholegrain foods.
For more information, visit www.dashdiet.org.
The DASH diet eating plan:
Oatmeal, Whole Wheat English Muffin with Jam, Light Yogurt and Pineapple Juice
Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice, Cinnamon Raisin English Muffin with Light Cream Cheese
Chicken Waldorf Salad, Dinner Roll, Baby Carrots, Non-fat Milk
Turkey and Light Swiss Cheese on Wholewheat Bread with Cranberry Sauce
Roasted Chicken Breast, Baked Potato, Asparagus and Tomato Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Italian Bread Dipped in Olive Oil, Grilled Salmon with Barbecue Sauce, Red Potatoes, Green Beans
Strawberries, Blueberries, and Blackberries on Light Vanilla Frozen Yogurt