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The Mediterranean DASH Diet

The Mediterranean DASH Diet
Diet and nutrition influence your health. Your wellness depends on the choices you make in the kitchen.

The Mediterranean DASH diet employs Mediterranean concepts (locally-sourced whole grains, lean meats, fish, fruits, and veggies) in combination with dietary approaches to stop hypertension (DASH). DASH uses the same ingredients with decreased use of salt.

Listen as Abbie Gellman joins Dr. Pamela Peeke to discuss the Mediterranean DASH diet.


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Featured Speaker:
Abbie Gellman, MS, RD
Abbie Gellman RDAbbie Gellman, MS, RD, is a professionally-trained chef and Registered Dietitian. Abbie has over 10 years of hospitality and food and beverage consulting experience and nearly 10 years of nutrition-related experience.

She received a Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Teachers College, Columbia University and completed a dietetic internship at New York – Presbyterian Hospital in NYC. Abbie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration and earned her Culinary Degree from Peter Kump's New York Cooking School (now known as ICE).

In addition to working with a wide variety of food service operators, Abbie also counsels and educates patients and groups in a private practice setting and cooks privately for individual clients.