HEALTHY LIVING
01/08/2013 08:49 am ET | Updated Jan 09, 2013

U.S. News Ranks Best And Worst Diets

U.S. News evaluated and ranked the 29 diets below with input from a panel of health experts. To be top-rated, a diet had to be relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe, and effective for weight loss and against diabetes and heart disease. The government-endorsed Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) snagged the top spot.

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