Tuesday, June 7, 2011

What is DASH Diet? Best Diet Overall in New Rankings by US News and World Report

The DASH diet also known as the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension was declared as the Best Diet Overall by the US News and World Report. While the Mediterranean and Jenny Craig and Raw Food Diet at second and third place respectively.

Reports said that the researchers compiled the profiles of 20 diets and reviewed each of them in relation to nutrition, heart disease, best weight loss, best diabetes diet, among others.

As quoted by one of the representatives of the Magazine, she said:

"Exercise gets serious attention in some diets and lip service in others, but the primary focus of a diet, after all, is food. Whether to exercise, how, and how much is a lifestyle decision beyond the scope of a mere diet"

What is DASH Diet?

It is a kind of diet promoted by National Heart and Lung Institute (NHI) to control high blood pressure (hypertension). DASH diet is a non-vegetarian diet, however, this is incorporated also of more fruits, vegetables, low fat dairy products such as food, fish, poultry, nuts and beans.


  1. i will try to do that diet thanks for the info

  2. This post is good; focusing on health should be everyone's priority :)