DASH Diet ranked healthiest diet by US News and World Reports

DASH Diet ranked healthiest diet by US News and World Reports

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DASH Diet ranked healthiest diet by US News and World Reports

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by KING 5 News

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Posted on January 10, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 10 at 9:20 PM

According to U.S. News and World Reports, the DASH Diet is the best for your overall health.

DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. The diet was originally developed to lower blood pressure, but the publication also ranked the DASH Diet as the best for healthy eating and it tied first in preventing and managine diabetes.

The diet is low in fat and sugar and emphasizes fruits, vegetables and lean meats.

The DASH Diet eating plan is available free online at www.dashdiet.org.

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