The best overall diets for 2019

Leslie Hanson
January 5, 2019

"Every food is equated to points, and you get so many points to eat according to your height, your weight and your gender", Mark explained.

U.S. News and World Report is out with its 2019 list of Best Diets, with Weight Watchers once again taking the the number one spot for the Best Diet for Weight Loss as well as the top spot for Best Commercial Diet. "It's what people in that region have been eating for years and it just works". The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet was ranked second on the magazine's overall Best Diets 2019 list, followed by the Flexitarian plan.

If getting healthy is one of your top New Year's resolutions, it may be time to rethink your eating habits.

The diet is taken from popular eating lifestyle of countries that border the Mediterranean Sea, with an emphasis on olive oil, fish, beans, nuts, fruits and vegetables.

If you're interested in trying out the Mediterranean Diet, Peick suggests starting out small and working your way into it.

While no single diet is best for everyone, U.S. News' expert rankings are meant to promote the eating styles most likely to improve health and steer people away from misguided diet plans - like the last-place Dukan diet, a restrictive, high-protein system. The campaign reflects WW's strategic evolution to build on its leading position in weight management, helping people to achieve their weight loss goals, while also delivering a more holistic platform for health and wellness, including innovations around nutrition, activity, mindset, inspiration and community. Although created to help people lose weight, experts say its focus on healthier living makes it a smart overall diet to follow. The Mediterranean diet was also ranked high in multiple categories including: Easiest Diets to Follow, Best Diets for Healthy Eating, Best Diets for Diabetes, and Best Diets for Hearth Health.


"Sometimes the best ways are the old, simple ways", Peick says.

The diet emphasizes healthy food sources, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, skinless poultry and fish, and nuts and legumes.

The easiest diets to follow include the Mediterranean diet, the Flexitarian diet and WW (Weight Watchers).

The Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet, ranked five previous year, is a hybrid of the top-rated DASH and Mediterranean diets.

But the diet topping any list isn't necessarily the best diet for you.

WW offers its members support online and is well-known for its in-person group meetings.

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