April 2013 Issue
The Top-Rated Diet of the Year: DASH Diet
Every year highly esteemed nutrition experts, including David Katz, Ph.D., director of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, and Brian Wansink, Ph.D., director of the Food and Brand Lab at Cornell University, get together to review the most popular diets for the U.S. News & World Report Best Diets ranking. For the 2013 rankings, they scrutinized 29 popular diets, evaluating what the diet is like, whether it poses health risks, how effective it is for weight loss and disease prevention, and how easy it is to follow. This years top diet overall went to the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Diet.
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