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DASH Diet Crowned Best Overall Plan

Posted on Thursday, January 5th, 2012 at 5:47 pm

CBS News published an article today that highlighted the DASH diet as the “best diet overall” by U.S. News & World Report in it’s 2012 Best Diet Rankings.  The plan isn’t necessarily the best plan for losing weight, but is the best way to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle, due to it’s high nutrition content, ease of execution, and sustainability over the long haul.  The plan, designed by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, aims at preventing and lowering high blood pressure by making healthy food choices.  It emphasizes foods we all know we should be eating more of — nutrient-dense whole grains, fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and low-fat dairy.  Several top diet plans emphasize this type of eating, including eDiets plans like the Mediterranean Plan, the diabetic diet plan, and Weight Watchers.