Due to more awareness and attention towards a healthy lifestyle, more and more people are concerned about eating healthy. U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, released its annual assessment of the year’s Best Diets.
It also offers extensive data and information on more than 40 diet plans to help people who diet each year – and achieve healthier lifestyles.
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For the second consecutive year, the Mediterranean Diet ranks as the No. 1 Best Diet Overall. The DASH Diet, which beforehand held the No. 1 spot for 8 consecutive rankings and tied with the Mediterranean Diet in 2018, has been bounced to the No. 2 spot for the first time.
The Mediterranean Diet, which research suggests can help improve endurance and ward off chronic diseases, also claims the top spot in multiple other categories: Easiest Diets to Follow, Best Diets for Healthy Eating, Best Diets for Diabetes and Best Diets for Heart Health (tie).
The Flexitarian Diet takes the No. 3 spot overall, followed by WW (Weight Watchers) and the MIND Diet tied for fourth.
WW (Weight Watchers) continues to embrace onto the No. 1 spot in the Best Weight-Loss Diets and Best Commercial Diets categories. Jenny Craig stays at No. 2 Best Commercial Diet, tracked by the Nutritarian Diet at No. 3.
U.S. News prolonged its rankings to include a new diet gaining attention from health experts: the Nordic Diet. This plant-based approach, which includes aspects of Scandinavian tradition and culture, ranks as the No. 3 Best Plant-Based Diet. The trendy Keto Diet – a low-carb, high-fat regimen – became the No. 2 Best Fast Weight-Loss Diet, up from No. 13 last year.