The Best 2015 Diet is the DASH Diet for the Fifth Straight Year

January 8, 2015 4:42 AM

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With the beginning of the New Year, one of the top resolutions on many people’s list is losing weight and getting healthier. For those who are looking for the healthiest diet out there (as opposed to the one which will allow you to lose the most weight), the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet has come out on top for the fifth year in a row according to US News & World Report. The runner up was the Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) diet which was developed to help people lower their cholesterol levels. Three additional diets tied for third place which included the Mayo Clinic diet, the Mediterranean diet and Weight Watchers.

The DASH Diet was developed by the US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in an attempt to better prevent and control hypertension and lower blood pressure without the need of medication. In addition to being named the best overall diet, it also was named the top diet for fighting diabetes and...

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