04 Sep '11, 5pm

Salt or Fructose: Which is Worse for Your Diet?: The DASH diet, in many ways is similar to the Mediterranean die...

Salt or Fructose: Which is Worse for Your Diet?: The DASH diet, in many ways is similar to the Mediterranean die...

The U.S. News & World Report recently evaluated and ranked 20 different diets based on the ease of the regimen, level of nutrition, safety, and their effectiveness for combating obesity, diabetes, and heart disease . Topping their list is the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH), followed by the Mediterranean diet. What Makes the DASH Diet Successful? The DASH diet, in many ways is similar to the Mediterranean diet , and has been found to be quite successful at both reducing hypertension and promoting weight loss at the same time. DASH promotes the consumption of vegetables, fruits, lean protein, whole grains , and low-fat dairy, and recommends avoiding sugars, red meat, and salt. Many believe that the low sodium is responsible for its success. However, salt probably doesn’t have that much to do with it. I believe the primary reason why it works so well is becaus...

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