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Heart-healthy eating plan that wasn't even designed for weight-loss beats Jenny Craig and Slim Fast in 2012 ranking of the best diets. By Tamara Abraham Updated: 14:03 GMT, 5 January 2012 It is the time of year when workout DVD sales soar and diet books sell in their millions.

Heart-healthy eating plan that wasn't even designed for weight-loss beats Jenny Craig and Slim Fast in 2012 ranking of the best diets

But there are some tried-and-true ways to lose weight, some far more effective than others. So in what is a timely release, the U.S. News and World Report has issued its 2012 ranking of its best diets. Diet league: The heart-healthy DASH plan beat weight-loss regimes from Slim Fast and Jenny Craig in U.S. The league, based on assessment of each regime from a panel of experts, was topped for the second year in a row by the DASH Diet, which delivered the best results in terms of nutritional value, safety, weight-loss, and in preventing diabetes and heart disease. An acronym for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, it advocates fresh produce, whole grains, lean protein and is low in fat and salt. The site's verdict read: 'Though obscure, it beat out a field full of better-known diets. Score: 4.1 out of 5 stars SCORE: 4.0 out of 5 stars.


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