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The Top Diets of 2014

Being a few weeks into the New Year, many of you are getting into the habit of eating clean, incorporating healthy fats into your diet, hitting the gym, and participating in regular cardiovascular activity. With so many different diet choices out there these days, you may find yourself wondering which one really is THE best diet. The U.S. News Health and Wellness section released its annual ranking of the top 32 diets, according to health experts. It’s always great idea to do research before starting a diet in order to make sure you’re comfortable with the portion sizes and food […]


The Top Diet for Best Overall Results

US News and World Report released their overall top 20 diets this week.  Who would be the winner?  Akins, South Beach, or Paleo diet?  The winner was the Dash Diet, which received both Best Diet Overall and Best Diabetes Diet. I had never heard of the Dash Diet and started to search around for more information. The Dash Diet was created by the US National Institutes of Health to lower blood pressure without medication. “The DASH diet is based on the research studies: Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, and has been proven to lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol, and improve […]

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