The NY Times Bestselling Author of:
The DASH Diet Younger You, The DASH Diet Weight Loss Solution,
The Everyday DASH Diet Cookbook, and The DASH Diet Action Plan
With all the fanfare about the US News & World Report ranking the DASH diet as the "best diet overall" and the "healthiest diet" for the fifth year in a row, the DASH has received extensive media attention. And three of Marla's books have become NY Times bestsellers, The DASH Diet Action Plan, The DASH Diet Weight Loss Solution, and her newest release, The DASH Diet Younger You. Her 90-minute PBS special on the DASH diet, premiered September 8, 2013 on Detroit PBS, and is in nationwide release. Marla and the DASH diet have been featured on Good Morning America on the publication date of The DASH Diet Younger You (December 30, 2014). Previously, February 19, 2013, Marla was featured on the Dr. Oz show, revealing the "secrets" of the #1 DASH diet. That show was one of their highest rated episodes, and was rerun on July 30, 2013. The Today Show featured The DASH Diet Weight Loss Solution as one of the top 2013 diet books. In 2012, The DASH Diet Action Plan was named one of the top "Life Changing Health Books" by readers of the Huffington Post. Marla's focus is on making complex nutritional ideas understandable and easy to put into practice. She has no corporate sponsorships or affiliations, and therefore is able to provide uncompromised nutrition information and advice.
Marla is very active on social media, with over 20,000 fans on Facebook, private Facebook support groups with over 15,000 participants, and thousands of followers on Twitter and Pinterest, and collegues connected through LinkedIn. She is a member of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and several dietetic practice groups, the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and The American Society of Nutrition.
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Recent media coverage
January 13, 2015, Marla was featured on KTLA morning news in Los Angeles, talking about her new book The DASH Diet Younger You, showing how fabulous it can be to eat the DASH way. December 30, 2014, Marla and the new book were featured on Good Morning America. The book launch also included many regional and national radio, internet, and print media in January, 2015.
The DASH Diet with Marla Heller, MS, RD, is being aired on PBS stations, nationwide, generally during pledge drives. Marla Heller presents the DASH diet and how it can help prevent or reverse Metabolic Syndrome, including hypertension, cholesterol and triglyceride problems, high blood sugar, and mid-body excess weight, all of which are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Pledge premiums will include all 3 of Marla Heller's books on the DASH diet, along with a program DVD and bonus material.
The Dr Oz Show featured Marla and her version of DASH, pumped up for weight loss on February 19, 2013 (rerun on July 30, 2013). See the amazing weight loss results for 3 women following The DASH Diet Weight Loss Solution for 1 week. And, Marla was requested to become a featured nutrition expert on Dr. Oz's ShareCare website.
January 18, 2013. The DASH Diet Weight Loss Solution was ranked one of the top new diet books by the Today show. Why? It is science based, is not a deprivation diet, and is easy-to-follow.
July 1, 2013, First for Women magazine. "Physicians' pick for weight loss made better!" "Doctors have voted the DASH diet #1 for overall health . . . you'll vote it #1 effective!"
January 7, 2013, for the third year in a row, the DASH diet was selected as thebest diet, the healthiest diet, and the best diet for diabetes by the medical panel assembled by US News & World Report.
December 3, 2012, in the Daily Mail (UK). It's not too late to drop a dress size by Christmas! "A brilliantly simple new diet that's sweeping the U.S. targets your tum - and boosts your health." This story was picked up all over the world, including by Yahoo! News.
From the November 25, 2012 Weekend London Times,
The DASH diet: the weight-loss plan approved by doctors
"When doctors devised an eating plan to fight high blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes, weight loss was an added bonus
An eating programme devised by doctors to fight high blood pressure has become the latest weight-loss phenomenon and named America’s healthiest diet two years in a row."