What are the best and worst diets?

By News Staff

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If you're looking to lose weight this year, you won't do it eating like a caveman.

The Paleo diet ranks last on U.S. News & world report's list of best and worst diets.

Paleo diet followers eat lots of animal protein and produce, while avoiding grains and dairy.

The study says the diet is too restrictive, limits essential nutrients and there is no proof it helps you lose weight.

The best diet for the fourth year in a row– the dash diet.

It was developed for people with high blood pressure.

But it is also effective in lowering cholesterol and reducing a your risk for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.

Here is the link for the rest of the list: http://health.usnews.com/best–diet/best–overall–diets

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