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-If you’re one of the many people who’s resolved to lose weight in the New Year, look no further than U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the best diets. The low-fat DASH diet- which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension- was named best overall, while Weight Watchers was deemed the best for weight loss. Other diets that got shout-outs include the Mediterranean Diet, the cholesterol-lowering TLC diet and the Vegetarian diet. On the other end of the spectrum, the increasingly-popular Paleo diet tied with the super-restrictive Dukan diet (supposedly favored by Kate Middleton) for last place.

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